Author: Joshua Busby
Joshua Busby is an Associate Professor of Public Affairs and a Distinguished Scholar at the Robert S. Strauss Center for International Security and Law. He originally joined the LBJ School faculty in fall 2006 as a Postdoctoral Fellow and Lecturer. In 2016, Dr. Busby also joined the Chicago Council on Global Affairs as a non-resident fellow. In 2018, he joined the Center for Climate & Security as a Senior Research Fellow. Busby is the author of several studies on climate change, national security, and energy policy from the Council on Foreign Relations, the Brookings Institution, the German Marshall Fund, and CNAS. Busby was one of the lead researchers in the Strauss Center project on Climate Change and African Political Stability (CCAPS), a $7.6 million grant funded by the U.S. Department of Defense. He was also the principal investigator of a Complex Emergencies and Political Stability in Asia (CEPSA), a 3-year $1.9 million project, also funded by the Department of Defense. He has also written on U.S.-China relations on climate change for CNAS, Resources for the Future, and the Paulson Institute.

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A View from Kenya on Cancun

From my December 2010 post on the Council on Foreign Relations website A View from Kenya on Cancun Rather than observe this year’s climate negotiations, I decided to go to Kenya instead of Cancun for conversations with regional experts about

Climate and security

Here is the text of a new op-ed in last weekend’s Washington Post on climate and national security: Insecure About Climate Change By Joshua W. Busby From the Council on Foreign Relations Saturday, March 22, 2008; 12:00 AM When Hurricane

Biofuels, oil, and the price of food

The New York Times has a piece which suggests some disturbing news about food prices, oil prices, and biofuels. Rising prices for cooking oil are forcing residents of Asia’s largest slum, in Mumbai, India, to ration every drop. Bakeries in