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Pentagon Environmental Research Program Webinar on Climate Change Adaptation

The_PentagonThe U.S. Department of Defense’s Strategic Environmental Research and Development Program (SERDP) and Environmental Security Technology Certification Program (ESTCP) host an excellent webinar series to “promote the transfer of innovative, cost-effective and sustainable solutions developed through projects funded in five program areas.” One of those areas involves presenting solutions to the security implications of climate change. The webinar scheduled for June 20 at 12pm ET is titled “Developing Adaptation Strategies to Address Climate Change and Uncertainty,” and promises to be an interesting discussion with Dr. Yonas Demissie of Washington State University and Dr. Mark Wigmosta of the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. Click here for more information, and to register.

Webinar: Climate and Security with General Keys, Commander Slayton and Colonel Mykleby

Military_USAIDThe Center for Climate and Security’s General Ronald “Ron” Keys, USAF (ret), Commander David “Deke” Slayon, USN (ret) and Colonel Mark “Puck” Mykleby, USMC (ret), will all be speaking on a webinar titled “National Security and Climate Change” next Thursday, June 2 at 11am EDT. The webinar is being hosted by the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy (SACE). To register, click here. Below is the announcement from SACE. (more…)

Webinar: Global Governance in the Face of Non-Traditional Risks

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GULF OF ADEN NATO Task Force 508 supporting Operation Ocean Shield, (photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Scott Raegen/Released)

Be sure to register for the last webinar in the Global Climate Security series co-hosted by the Global Security Initiative at Arizona State University. The webinar, titled “Global Governance in the Face of Non-Traditional Risks,” will be held on February 18th from 12:30-2pm EST, and features a group of expert speakers, including the Center for Climate and Security’s Shiloh Feztek, Global Int’s Chad Briggs, E3G’s Taylor Dimsdale, adelphi’s Benjamin Pohl, and Arizona State Universiy’s Nadya Bliss as moderator. This webinar will explore how global governance will be affected by climate change, and how institutions of global governance can address climate risks in a way that will strengthen resilience, and enhance cooperation in the international system. Join this webinar to hear more about this issue area. Register here. (more…)

Webinar: Climate Risk Reduction at the National and Sub-National Scale

Emergency_food,_drinking_water_and_shelter_to_help_people_displaced_in_Rakhine_State,_western_Burma._(8288488088)Register now for a webinar on Monday, Oct. 26, “Climate Risk Reduction at the National and Sub-National Scale,” hosted by Arizona State University’s Global Security Initiative. The webinar speakers include: David V. Adams, Director for Health Security and Climate Resilience Policy at the National Security Council, who will speak about the United States; Commander David Slayton USN (Ret.), research fellow with the Hoover Institute who will explore the Arctic; Swathi Veeravalli, scientist with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, who will touch on Central and South Asia; and Francesco Femia and Caitlin Werrell, Founding Directors of the Center for Climate and Security, who will highlight the Middle East and North Africa. The webinar will be moderated by Chris Boone, Dean of the School of Sustainability at Arizona State University. See below for a full description of the webinar, and a link to register.  (more…)

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