Climate, Conflict, & Refugees: Examining the Impact of Environmental Change on Human Security

June 13, 2017 | 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
1211 Connecticut Ave NW, 8th Fl, Washington, DC 20036

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From rising sea levels to crowded megacities, environmental change is spurring new trends in human mobility — and posing new challenges to human security. As the Trump administration weighs its new approach to the Paris climate accord, the Stimson Center and Georgetown’s Institute for the Study of Diplomacy convened a discussion analyzing the global risks presented to human security by environmental change, as well as the findings and recommendations from the recently released report — New Challenges to Human Security: Environmental Change and Human Mobility.

WHAT: A discussion analyzing the global risks presented to human security by environmental change, as well as the findings and recommendations from the recently released report — New Challenges to Human Security: Environmental Change and Human Mobility.

Featuring:
Kelly M. McFarland, Director of Programs and Research, Institute for the Study of Diplomacy, Georgetown University
Anne C. Richard, Former Assistant Secretary of State for Population, Refugees, and Migration; Affiliate, Institute for the Study of International Migration, Georgetown University
Rod Schoonover, Director of Environmental and Natural Resources, National Intelligence Council
Sally Yozell, Senior Associate and Director of the Environmental Security Program, Stimson Center

Photo credit: Climatalk via Flickr