Climate Change – An Emerging Security Threat |

Climate Change - An Emerging Security Threat

Synopsis:

Internationally, there is growing interest in non-traditional threats to security. Rear Admiral Neil Morisetti is the British Government's envoy for climate and energy security. He will examine how climate change can act as a 'threat multiplier' that exacerbates existing tensions and has consequences for national and international security. He will outline how countries need to ensure that their security strategies address the impact of climate change on stability. He will also emphasise the urgency of the global transition to a low carbon economy, which will limit the threat and explore possible solutions such as areas where militaries can collaborate. The session will also consider how these factors may come into play in South East Asia.

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Speaker(s):

Rear Admiral Neil Morisetti, Climate and Energy Security Envoy, British Government

Date:
Monday, 23 November 2009
Time:
12.40 p.m. - 1.30 p.m.
Venue:

Seminar Room 3-1
Level 3, Manasseh Meyer
Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy
469C Bukit Timah Road
Singapore 259772

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