Segment 1b: Confronting Climate Security Risks: Proposals for the Biden Administration
About this session
Confronting Climate Security Risks: Proposals for the Biden Administration
i) Conference and Session Moderator: Dr. Sweta Chakraborty, US Representative, We Don't Have Time.
ii) Hon. John Conger, Director, Center for Climate and Security; Former Principal Deputy Undersecretary of Defense [Comptroller]
iii)Joan VanDervort, Former Deputy Director, Ranges, Sea and Airspace, Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense (Readiness), Advisory Board Member, The Center for Climate and Security
iv)Captain Steve Brock, U.S. Navy (Ret), Chief of Staff, Senior Advisor, The Center for Climate and Security
Note: The session relates to these four recent reports:
• “Confronting Systemic Security Risks: Proposals for the Next U.S. Administration,” The Council on Strategic Risks, October 2020. Authored by Christine Parthemore, John Conger, Francesco Femia and Kate Guy.
• "Security Threat Assessment of Global Climate Change" report by the National Security, Military and Intelligence Panel (NSMIP) on Climate Change.
• "A Climate Security Plan for America" report by the Climate and Security Advisory Group (CSAG) at The Centre for Climate and Security.
• Climate 21 Memo for the Department of Defense by the Climate 21 Project, Authored by Captain Steve Brock, U.S. Navy (Ret), Chief of Staff, Senior Advisor, The Center for Climate and Security, former Director, National Security Council and Deborah Loomis, CDR, U.S. Navy (Ret.).