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Climate, Energy and Security

The IRIS’s Climate, Energy, Security Programme analyses the geopolitical and security issues of climate change and energy transition. This programme is structured around the Observatory of Climate Change Impacts on Defense and Security, led on behalf of the DGRIS of the Ministry of the Armed Forces, and the GENERATE Project (Renewable Energies Geopolitics and Future Studies on Energy Transition), jointly managed with the Ifpen, and supported by the French National Research Agency.

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15.03.2024
Politiques de défense et enjeux climatiques. Entretien avec Thomas Gassilloud
Dans ce dixième épisode, Julia Tasse et François Gemenne rencontrent Thomas Gassilloud, président de la Commission de la défense nationale et des forces armées à l’Assemblée nationale. Ensemble, ils explorent le rôle crucial de cette Commission parlementaire dans la préparation et l'anticipation des défis à venir en matière de défense et de sécurité.
13.12.2023
Solar Geoengineering: Geostrategic and Defence issues
by Marine de Guglielmo Weber, Scientific Director of the Observatory and researcher in the Climate, Energy and Security programme at IRIS, Sofia Kabbej, member of the Scientific Committee of the Observatory, Associate Research Fellows at IRIS with the collaboration of Laura Hebbel Boutang, research assistant at IRIS.
15.11.2023
China and Climate Change: a Quest for Ecological Influence and Power
By Marine de Guglielmo Weber, research fellow in the Climate, Energy and Security programme at IRIS, with the collaboration of Yente Thienpont and Gabriel Bonnamy, research assistants at IRIS.
16.10.2023
Les stocks stratégiques de métaux critiques
Le point de vue de Emmanuel Hache, Frédéric Jeannin
28.09.2023
Transition écologique, développement durable & territoires : quelles actions pour les Armées ?
Sylviane Bourguet, haut-fonctionnaire au développement durable et directrice des territoires, de l'immobilier et de l'environnement du ministère des Armées, répond aux questions de Julia Tasse sur l'intégration des problématiques environnementales aux pratiques des armées et les enjeux de planification et de coordination entre les différents acteurs. Une occasion d'explorer les différentes stratégies environnementales mises en place par le ministère des Armées portant notamment sur la performance et la sobriété énergétique, les énergies renouvelables et la gestion du patrimoine immobilier et naturel.
28.07.2023
Ecological security: a challenge for the armed forces – Interview with Matt McDonald
Matt McDonald, professor at the University of Queensland (Australia) and researcher specialised in climate and environmental security issues, author of the book "Ecological Security" published in 2021, answers François Gemenne's questions. On the program: different approaches to ecological security, the role of the military and states, cooperation in the Indo-Pacific...
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Julia Tasse

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Julia Tasse
Senior Research Fellow, Head of the Climate, Energy and Security Programme
Emmanuel Hache
Senior Research Fellow
Marine de Guglielmo Weber
Research Fellow
Frédéric Jeannin
Research Fellow
Sami Ramdani
Research Fellow at IRIS
Francis Perrin
Senior Research Fellow
Teva Meyer
Associate Research Fellow
Guillaume Pitron
Associate Research Fellow
Sébastien Abis
Associate Research Fellow
Luca Baccarini
Associate Research Fellow
Marine Simoën
Associate Research Fellow
Sofia Kabbej
Associate Research Fellow
Julien Laurent
Associate Research Fellow
Laurent Giacobbi
Associate Research Fellow
Éléonore Duffau
Research Fellow
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Observatory of Climate Change Impacts on Defense and Security
Headed by Bastien Alex and François Gemenne financed by the DGRIS (French Ministry of Defence), this four-year project aims to better understand correlations between climate change and conflicts
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GENERATE Project
GENERATE (Renewable Energies Geopolitics and Future Studies on Energy Transition) is a two years research project (2018-2020) on the Geopolitics of Renewable Energy, on behalf of the French National Research Agency, in a consortium with IFP Energies Nouvelles.
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