The Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO) and the Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses (IDSA) organised a two-day conference on ‘Climate Change: Political and Security Implications in South Asia’ in Kathmandu beginning 22 November 2010. The conference was organised around four broad themes: the interface between climate change and security; impact of climate change on water resources; climate change and scarcity; and the role of regional cooperation in addressing climate change issues. The conference was attended by scholars and experts from India, Pakistan, Nepal, Bangladesh, Maldives, Sri Lanka, Norway and the UK.