Keynote Speakers Session
Impacts of Climate Change on Human Security: What Can Be Done?
Conference Hosted on May 18th & 19th, 2021
Given below are links to the different segments of this session:
00:10 The Honorable Sherri Goodman, Secretary General of the International Military Council on Climate and Security (IMCCS), Chair of the Board at the Council on Strategic Risks, Senior Strategist and Advisory Board member at the Center for Climate and Security, Former Deputy Undersecretary of Defense (Environmental Security).
11:22 James Grabert, Director, Mitigation Division, United Nations Climate Change Secretariat, Bonn, Germany spoke about the urgent need for action on climate change.
19:58 Prof. Michael Klare, Senior Visiting Fellow with the Arms Control Association and Professor Emeritus of Peace & World Security Studies, Hampshire College. Prof. Klare speaks about how security experts can help “bridge the gap between believers and doubters” on the need for action on climate change on a sufficiently large-scale.
31:49 James Bezan, MP, Conservative Shadow Minister for National Defence and the Vice-Chair of the House of Commons Standing Committee on National Defence.
44:00 Question and answer segment
Keynote Speeches from Conference: Impacts of Climate Change on Human Security: What Can Be Done? (An Online Conference About Climate Change, Human Security, Climate Solutions and Finance).
Climate Solutions Advancement Network (ClimateSAN) hosted this conference in conjunction with the NATO Association of Canada and the Modern War Institute (MWI) at West Point on May 18 & 19, 2021.
Notable article by Michael Klare: A military perspective on climate change could bridge the gap between believers and doubters, Mar 1, 2020