The COVID-19 pandemic gripped the globe shortly after the release of the inaugural World Climate and Security Report at the Munich Security Conference in February 2020. Despite the immediate and acute challenges of the pandemic, 2020 was an inflection point for global climate action. In the past twelve months the world has witnessed a sea change in the attitudes and urgency amongst many nations and other actors for addressing climate change risks. In the United States, the election of President Joe Biden has led to expanded opportunities to advance climate security internationally, in concert with partners, allies and others around the world.
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