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Climate Security Week in Review, March 31-April 6


Photograph of the newsreel press at a national address by FDR at the White House, Washington, D.C.

Here are a list of notable headlines and comments on climate and security matters from the past week. If we’ve missed any, let us know.

    • “Don’t think climate change is a national security issue? At 11 on @kcur, Col. Lawrence Wilkerson wants a word with you about sea rise, desertification, access to potable water, and tons of other ways climate change affects global security.” via @KCURUpToDate
  • “Now on @kcur, Col. Lawrence Wilkerson explains why, when you think of national security, you should be thinking about global climate change, not just international terrorism. Tune in or stream at .” via @KCURUpToDate
  • “We are looking for early career candidates with a background in journalism or media. Media programming is designed to foster quality, in-depth, and timely reporting related to three global peace and security threats: climate change, nuclear weapons, mass violence and atrocities.” via @StanleyFound
  • “Acting @NOAA Administrator Rear Admiral Tim Gallaudet stopped by the Effective Hurricane Messaging Course taking place all this week at NHC facility. Great interaction with the attendees. His support of this important course is appreciated! @NWS @NOAAComms” via @NWSNHC
  • Commentary: This disaster isn’t over for some veterans, and service members can help. via @MilitaryTimes
  • “At UN event on migration governance, @IOMatUN cites complexity of current migration patterns made more so by shifts in security, human rights, climate. This is an “emerging frontier issue” that requires effective global management.” via @GlobalActionPW
  • “70th Annual Conf on World Affairs, Univ of Colorado/Boulder, April 9-13th. Hear Alexander Verbeek, Nederland diplomat & Planetary Security Initiative founder, on international humanitarian/geopolitical/climate change security risks” via @dvealbldr
  • “Rising sea levels and urban crowding displacing 10,000 people in #Senegal Global warming will increasingly be a major cause of forced displacement in the future @IOM_MECC” via @RDanzigerIOM
  • For the first time, scientists can look at landslide threats triggered by rainfall anywhere around the world in near real-time, thanks to satellite data and a new model developed by NASA. via @NASAEarth
  • “NHC is hosting the Effective Hurricane Messaging (EHM) course in Miami this week. Its purpose is to provide to @NWS forecasters the tools & knowledge they’ll need to provide effective briefings to emergency managers & the media when a tropical cyclone is threatening.” @NOAA via @NWSNHC
  • “An ever-changing climate, shifts in demographics, increasing social unrest, and evolving terrorism tactics are placing more people around the world at risk. Prepare for the New Normal Register for The National Security and Public Safety Summit:” via @GISPublicSafety


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