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Event Today: Climate and National Security Forum 2016

CNSF 2016 LOGO - MASSIVEThe Center for Climate and Security, in partnership with the Center for the National Interest and the George Washington University’s Elliott School of International Affairs, is hosting the first annual Climate and National Security Forum today from 8:45am-6:30pm ET. The Forum will be held in Washington, DC at the Reserve Officer’s Association Minuteman Memorial Building, 1 Constitution Ave NE. You can also watch a livestream of the event by clicking on either the livestream button below (highest quality), or the Center for Climate and Security Facebook page.

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The Climate and National Security Forum 2016 will feature the release of three reports, panel discussions among leading senior retired military, defense and foreign policy experts who have served across Administrations, a film screening and a reception to close out the day.

AGENDA

8:45am: Welcome
Francesco Femia & Caitlin Werrell

9:00am: Military Expert Panel Report: Sea Level Rise and the U.S. Military’s Mission
Moderator – Joan VanDervort
General Ronald Keys, United States Air Force (ret)
Lieutenant General John Castellaw, United States Marine Corps (ret)
Vice Admiral Robert Parker, United States Coast Guard (ret)
Rear Admiral Jonathan White, United States Navy (ret)
Brigadier General Gerry Galloway, United States Army (ret)
Read the report here.

10:30am: The Climate and Security Consensus Project Statement
Moderator – Hon. Sherri Goodman
Admiral Samuel Locklear III, United States Navy (ret)
General Ronald Keys, United States Air Force (ret)
Hon. Dov Zakheim
Dr. Geoffrey Kemp
Commander David “Deke” Slayton, United States Navy (ret)
Read the statement here.

12:00pm: Lunch/Showing of Tidewater Security Project Video

12:30pm: Climate and Security Advisory Group: Briefing Book for a New Administration
Moderator – Captain James Goudreau, SC, United States Navy (ret)
Hon. Sherri Goodman
Rear Admiral David Titley, Uunited States Navy (ret)
Brigadier General Joseph Robert Barnes, United States Army (ret)
Dr. Marcus King
Read the briefing book here.

2:00pm: Break

2:15-5:00pm: Age of Consequences: Preview Panel and Film Screening
Moderator – Caitlin Werrell
Hon. Sherri Goodman
Rear Admiral David Titley, United States Navy (ret)
Brigadier General Stephen Cheney, United States Marine Corps (ret)
Sophie Robinson
Jared P. Scott
Michael Breen
Francesco Femia
Dr. Marcus King
See the Age of Consequences film website here.

5:00pm-6:30: Reception


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