Climate Change and Great Power Competition

PI: Kristopher Ramsay, Princeton University

Year selected for award: 2021

Climate Change and Great Power Competition

Principal Investigator: Kristopher Ramsay, Princeton University

Co-principal Investigator: Ethan Kapstein, Arizona State University and Malin Pinsky, Rutgers University.

Years of award: 2022-2025   

Managing service agency: Air Force Office of Scientific Research

Project Description:
In this project, we aim to address questions of resource reallocation among great powers and conflict/cooperation scenarios by building and testing a model of great power politics to understand what climate change may mean for national security, including understanding the connections between environmental change and changes in a country’s interests, wealth, and military capabilities.