“What International Relations Tells Us about COVID-19,” E-IR, 2020.

“Climate Risks to India’s Internal Security,” with Sarang Shidore, Center for Strategic Risks, 2020.

“2019 Survey Confirms Broad Support Despite Limited Transparency and Persistent Presidential Antagonism,” with Stephen Slick, Chicago Council on Global Affairs, 2020.


“Climate Risk Impacts on the Energy System,” with Amy Myers Jaffe, Council on Foreign Relations, 2019.

“A Clear and Present Danger: Climate Risks, the Energy System, and U.S. National Security,” Council on Foreign Relations, 2019.

“Public Attitudes on US Intelligence: Annual Poll Reflects Bipartisan Confidence Despite Presidential Antagonism” with Stephen Slick and Kingsley Burns, Chicago Council on Global Affairs, 2019.

“The Field of Climate and Security: A Scan of the Literature” Social Science Research Council, 2019.

“As the Stakes Rise, Climate Action Loses Momentum,” Current History, 2019. 36-38. 2019.


“Climate Shocks and Humanitarian Emergencies: Which States Are Most at Risk?” with Nina von Uexkull, Foreign Affairs, 2018.

“Stretched Thin: When Fragile States Face Climate Hazards,” with Ashley Moran and Clionadh Raleigh, War on the Rocks, 2018.

“The Intersection of Global Climate and Fragility Risks” with Ashley Moran, Clionadh Raleigh, Todd G. Smith, Roudabeh Kishi, Nisha Krishnan, and Charles Wight (2nd author), USAID, 2018.

“Climate Leadership in Uncertain Times,” with Nigel Purvis, Atlantic Council, 2018.

“Warming World – Why Climate Change Matters More than Anything Else,” Foreign Affairs, 2018.

“Glasnost for US Intelligence: Will Transparency Lead to Increased Public Trust?,” with Stephen Slick, Chicago Council on Global Affairs, 2018 .

“On Policy Engagement and Academia: 5 Approaches to Bridging the Gap” Texas National Security Review, 2018.


“Mapping Epicenters of Climate and Security Vulnerabilities” Epicenters of Climate and Security: The New Strategic Landscape of the Anthropocene, edited by Frank Femia and Caitlin Werrell, Center for Climate and Security. 2017

“The Foreign Policy Establishment or Donald Trump: Which Better Reflects American Opinion?” with Dina Smeltz, Karl Friedhoff, Craig Kafura, Jon Monten, and Jordan Tama (4th author), Chicago Council on Global Affairs.  2017

“Has Liberal Internationalism Been Trumped?” with Jonathan Monten, H-Diplo. 2017

“Water and U.S. National Security,” Council on Foreign Relations. 2017


“CCAPS Final Program Report on ‘Climate, Conflict, and Governance in Africa,” Strauss Center for International Security and Law. 2016 

“How the Elite Misjudge the U.S. Electorate on International Engagement” with Craig Kafura, Jonathan Monten, Dina Smeltz, and Jordan Tama, Real Clear World2016

“After Paris: Good Enough Climate Governance” Current History. 2016


“Widening the Scope to Asia: Climate Change and Security” with Nisha Krishnan in Climate Change, Security and the Asia-Pacific Rebalance, edited by Frank Femia and Caitlin Werrell, Center for Climate and Security. 2015

“How The United States Can Reinforce Chinese Action on Climate Change” with Sarang Shidore, Paulson Institute. 2015

“Framing Memo for the Workshop: Key Regional Actors and Sector Opportunities for International Climate Change Cooperation”, Stanley Foundation. 2015

“Measuring Up: How Elites and the Public See U.S. Foreign Policy,” with Jonathan Monten, Jordan Tama, Dina Smeltz, and Craig Kafura,” Foreign Affairs.com. 2015

“United On Goals, Divided by Means: Opinion Leaders Chicago Council Survey Results 2014” with Dina Smeltz, Craig Kafura, Gregory Holyk, and Jonathan Monten, Chicago Council on Global Affairs. 2015

“Nonstate Actors in the Climate Arena,” with Jennifer Hadden, working paper, Stanley Foundation. 2015


“The creation of a household resilience index using limited data from the IGAD region” with Todd Smith, International Livestock Research Institute. 2014

“Assessing resilience to drought: defining drought and reviewing trends in the Horn of Africa” with Todd Smith, International Livestock Research Institute. 2014

“Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Climate Talks,” The Stanley Foundation. 2014


“The G-20 and Climate Change: Beyond Goal Setting at Brisbane,” The Stanley Foundation. 2013

“Congress is Already Post-Partisan,” with Jon Monten, Jordan Tama, and Will Inboden, Foreign Affairs.com2013


“American Foreign Policy is Already Post-Partisan,” with Jon Monten and Will Inboden, Foreign Affairs.com2012


“Time for a Safety Check: China’s Nuclear Power Sector after Fukushima,” Long Term Strategy Group. 2011

Locating Climate Insecurity, CCAPS Policy Brief (with Kaiba White and Todd G. Smith). 2011

“Off-Center: Misplaced Emphases in Debates about Liberal Internationalism,” with Jonathan Monten, H-Diplo. 2011


“A View from Kenya on Cancun,” Council on Foreign Relations. 2010

“Mapping Climate Change and Security in North Africa,” German Marshall Fund. 2010 synopsis2010 full report

“China and Climate Change: A Strategy for Engagement,” Resources for the Future. 2010

“After Copenhagen: Climate Governance and the Road Ahead,” Council on Foreign Relations. 2010

“Antiretrovirals as Merit Goods,” Routledge Handbook of Global Health2010


“Prospect for International Climate Cooperation and the Importance of Domestic Action in the United States,” Commentary for FACET, American Institute for Contemporary German Studies. 2009

“Feeding Insecurity? Weak States, Poverty, and Climate Change,” chapter in Confronting Poverty: Weak States and U.S. National Security, Susan Rice, Corinne Graff, and Carlos Pascual, editors, the Brookings Institution. 2009

“The Need for Power: Implications of Chinese Energy Security and Climate Change Policies for Sino-American Relations,” Center for a New American Security. 2009

“Making Markets for Merit Goods: The Political Economy of Antiretrovirals,” with Ethan Kapstein, Center for Global Development Working Paper. 2009

“Global AIDS Policy in the Age of Obama,” Journal of HIV/AIDS & Social Services. 2009

“The Climate Security Connection: What it Means for the Poor,” edited volume, Climate Change and Global Poverty Lael Brainard, Nigel Purvis, and Abbie Jones, editors, Brookings Institution Press. 2009


“Recommendations to the Obama Administration on its Legislative Strategy for Energy and Climate Policy” Unpublished memo, 2008no.1
“Mapping the Legislative Process on Climate and Energy” Unpublished memo, 2008no.2

“Teaching Notes: Climate Change and National Security,” Council on Foreign Relations. 2008

“Beyond Bali and Bush: The Future of Climate Policyc.” Chapter in an edited volume, Velma Grover editor. 2008

Overcoming Political Barriers to Reform in Energy Policy. Center for a New American Security. 2008

“Is there a constituency for global poverty? Jubilee 2000 and the Future of Development Advocacy,” to appear in an edited volume, Global Development 2.0: Can Philanthropists, the Public, and the Poor Make Poverty History? Lael Brainard and Derek Chollet editors, Brookings Institution Press. 2008


Climate Change and National Security: An Agenda for Action. Council on Foreign Relations, Council Special Report. December 2007PresentationChinese Translation

“Climate Change and Security: A Credible Connection?” Disarmament Times, Fall 2007.  2007


“The Security Implications of Climate Change for the UN System” with Nigel Purvis. Submission to the United Nations High-Level Panel on Threats, Challenges and Change. Also appeared in Environmental Change and Security Project Report 10: 67-73. 2004

“Mars, Venus down to Earth: Understanding the Transatlantic Climate Divide” with Alexander Ochs. 2004. Beyond Kyoto: Meeting the Long-Term Challenge of Global Climate Change, edited by David Michel. Washington: Center for Transatlantic Relations, Johns Hopkins University (SAIS).  2004


“Last Stop Baghdad: Origins of the Transatlantic Trainwreck.” Global Dialogue. Volume 5, Number 3–4, Summer/August. 2003

“Climate Change Blues: Why the U.S. and Europe Just Can’t Get Along.” Current History. March 2003: 113-118. 2003

“El papel de las fuerzas armadas en las transiciones: lecciones para Cuba” with Eusebio Mujal-León. Encuentro Primavera 2003: 126-132. 2003