Dec 15, 2020
In episode 126 of America Adapts, Doug Parsons hosts Commander Andrea Cameron of the U.S. Naval War College. In this episode, we discuss how the US military is approaching climate change; teaching this topic to military officers; learn what military branch is ahead on climate planning; how other countries like China and Russia are aggressively ramping up their adaptation efforts; the process of prioritizing a national threat and what we might expect to see in a Biden Administration. This episode will ground you on the fundamentals of climate change and national security.
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The U.S. Naval War College will host a virtual conference entitled the “National Security Significance of a Changing Climate: Risk and Resilience in the 21st Century,” on Friday, January 8, 2021, from 8:30-3:30 EST. This conference explores the national security and economic implications of climate change on the current and future security landscape. These renowned speakers show the continuity of effort across four administrations by highlighting significant accomplishments and then examining the challenges and opportunities in the future. The event will include panels on global power competition, state fragility, domestic response, defense infrastructure, and competition in the oceans. The keynote speaker is the Hon. Alice C. Hill, Former Special Assistant to the President and Senior Director for Resilience Policy on the National Security Council, joined by other distinguished speakers to include Hon. Sherri Goodman, ADM(ret.) Paul Zukunft, Hon. John Conger, and many more. Please see the attached preliminary agenda and informational video for additional details on panels and speakers. Informational Video
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