The Seattle Environmental Law Journal launched last week. Our essay, “Global Warring and the Permanent Dry: How Heat Threatens Security in a Warmer World,” was one of four articles published in the journal’s first edition. The essay focuses on how heat increases vulnerability of cultures, institutions, lifestyles, and human rights due to both rising global average temperatures and the resulting destabilizing societal consequences of living in a warmer world. We argue that human security therefore should become a central factor in new institutions being conceived around climate-induced social and political issues. Read it here.