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Climate on the Halifax International Security Forum Agenda

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US Congressional delegation at the HISF 2014

The 2016 Halifax International Security Forum took place from November 18 – 20 and climate security was on the agenda. In addition to other discussions on existing and emerging security priories, the Forum included a plenary looking at: Climate Security, Energy Security and the Politics of Slow Moving Threats. The plenary included the perspectives of two generals: General Joseph Lengyel, Chief, United States National Guard Bureau and General Tom Middendorp, Chief of Defence, Netherlands. A video of the plenary is below.

PLENARY 6
: Climate Security, Energy Security and the Politics of Slow Moving Threats | ON THE RECORD

SPEAKERS:

  • Senator Chris Coons, Senator from Delaware, United States Senate
  • Mr. Ralf Fücks, President, Heinrich Böll Stiftung, Germany
  • General Joseph Lengyel, Chief, United States National Guard Bureau
  • General Tom Middendorp, Chief of Defence, Netherlands
  • Dr. Masashi Nishihara, President, Research Institute for Peace and Security
  • Mr. Taylor Wilson, Nuclear Physicist, University of Nevada, Reno
  • MODERATOR: Ms. Jeanne Meserve, Senior Fellow, Homeland Security Policy Institute, George Washington University 


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