Session 1b: Confronting Climate Security Risks: Proposals for the Biden Administration
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:
Conference and Session Moderator: Dr. Sweta Chakraborty, US Representative, We Don’t Have Time.
00:55 Hon. John Conger, Director, Center for Climate and Security; Former Principal Deputy Undersecretary of Defense [Comptroller]
9:27 Joan VanDervort, Former Deputy Director, Ranges, Sea and Airspace, Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense (Readiness), Advisory Board Member, The Center for Climate and Security
19:38 Captain Steve Brock, U.S. Navy (Ret), Chief of Staff, Senior Advisor, The Center for Climate and Security
27:33 Question and Answer Session
Session 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.
To view a summary containing links to all the sessions in this conference, visit: CSSF Conference Summary 2021.
Note: This session relates to these four recent reports:
- “Confronting Systemic Security Risks: Proposals for the Next U.S. Administration,” The Council on Strategic Risks, October 2020. Authored by Christine Parthemore, John Conger, Francesco Femia and Kate Guy.
- “Security Threat Assessment of Global Climate Change” report by the National Security, Military and Intelligence Panel (NSMIP) on Climate Change.
- “A Climate Security Plan for America” report by the Climate and Security Advisory Group (CSAG) at The Centre for Climate and Security.
- Climate 21 Memo for the Department of Defense by the Climate 21 Project, Authored by Captain Steve Brock, U.S. Navy (Ret), Chief of Staff, Senior Advisor, The Center for Climate and Security, former Director, National Security Council and Deborah Loomis, CDR, U.S. Navy (Ret.).