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Event: The Energy and Climate Nexus: Challenges and Opportunities for Transatlantic Security

Scottish_raw_materials_-_sheep_and_oil_-_geograph.org.uk_-_278446The Woodrow Wilson Center’s Global Sustainability and Resilience Program will be hosting the release of a policy report on the morning of the 6th that is sure to be informative.  The event titled, The Energy and Climate Nexus: Challenges and Opportunities for Transatlantic Security, includes a line-up of some of the top energy and climate experts from both sides of the Atlantic.  Here is a description of the event:

North America and Europe’s continued reliance on imported oil makes these regions vulnerable to volatile global prices, risky supply lines, and unpredictable foreign governments. At the same time, consumption of oil and other fossil fuels contributes to climate change, which poses growing serious risks to infrastructure, livelihoods, and national security on both sides of the Atlantic. Join us in a discussion of the key findings and recommendations from “The Energy and Climate Nexus: Challenges and Opportunities for Transatlantic Security” a policy report jointly written by CNA and the Royal United Services Institute (RUSI).

Speakers include:

Christian Burgsmüller, Counselor, Head of Transport, Energy, Environment and Nuclear Affairs Section, European Union Delegation to the United States; Daniel Chiu, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Strategy, Office of the Secretary of Defense; Ralph Espach, Director, Latin American Affairs, CNA Center for Strategic Studies; Rear Admiral Neil Morisetti, Special Representative for Climate Change, United Kingdom Foreign and Commonwealth Office; Sherri Goodman, Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Board Secretary, CNA; Executive Director, Military Board, CNA; Kaleb Redden, Director, North and West Europe, International Security Affairs European and NATO Policy, Office of the Secretary of Defense

If you cannot make it in person, the event will be available live online.  Worth checking out!


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