If you are in the Washington, DC area be sure to swing by the Georgetown Law Campus on March 20th for what will likely be an informative discussion amongst some of the best climate security thinkers (including CCS Advisory Board member, Sherri Goodman). Details for the discussion, “Threat-Multiplier: Exploring the National Security Law and Policy Implications of Climate Change,” are copied below.
Here is the event announcement from the event hosts, the Georgetown International Environmental Law Review, the National Security Law Society, and the Environmental Law Society.
Please join us for an important discussion about national security and climate change on March 20, 2015, at the Georgetown Law campus in Washington, DC.
The event will feature a keynote address by Alice Hill, senior director for resilience policy at the National Security Council, followed by a panel discussion about the climate change threats U.S. government agencies should prioritize and the greatest challenges to addressing these risks.
The panel discussion will include the following speakers: John Conger, acting assistant secretary of defense for energy, installations, and the environment at the U.S. Department of Defense; Sherri Goodman, president and CEO of Consortium for Ocean Leadership; Zvika Krieger, senior advisor at the U.S. Department of State; and Rear Admiral Jonathan W. White, oceanographer and navigator of the Navy director for Space and Maritime Domain Awareness. The panel will be moderated by Vicki Arroyo, executive director of the Georgetown Climate Center and professor from practice at Georgetown Law.
This event is hosted by the Georgetown International Environmental Law Review, the National Security Law Society, and the Environmental Law Society, and will be held from 10 a.m. to noon on the 12th floor of the Gewirz building on the Georgetown University Law Center campus, 600 New Jersey Avenue, NW, in Washington, DC. A light breakfast will be available at 9:45 a.m.