25 July 2009  "A Forewarned Future: As 'Climate Security' forecast darkens, is Canada Ready?", by Mike Blanchfield. Margaret Purdy, principle investigator of the CIR's climate change and security project, comments on the security implications of climate change and Canada's lack of a climate change strategy.

06 April 2009 Opinion Article by Margaret Purdy and Leanne Smythe. "Harper a laggard in grasping security risks of climate change."