UNITED NATIONS SECURITY COUNCIL
Agenda - Climate Change as a Threat to International Peace and Security
United Nations Security Council is a selected nations committee, not having much strength in numbers; but holding the most decision-making powers. The Security Council was created after World War II to deal with the failings of the previous international organization, the League Of Nations, in sustaining world peace. The Security Council takes the lead in determining the existence of danger. There is scientific consensus that the Earth's climate is changing due to global warming caused mainly by humans. Climate change has the potential to worsen existing tensions or builds new ones and serving as a threat multiplier. It is the defining issue of our time and we are at a defining moment. According to a study done by researchers "Change in natural environment impose stress on human societies". The climate has played a role in triggering dispute through its effects on livelihood security. It can be a trigger for violent conflict and a threat to global safety. A meta-analysis of over 50 quantitative studies that examine the link between climate and conflict. Having only 15 members, each with one vote, this committee deliberates the ways to ensure international peace and security. For expert MUNners, this is the best choice!