This episode examines the intersection between climate change and global security. Professor Neta Crawford (University of Oxford) and Sherri Goodman (Wilson Centre) discuss how the American military can be implicated in making climate change worse through either direct conflict, or by its own carbon footprint. They also discuss how climate change induced natural disasters contribute to destabilisations that may eventually call upon military actions to address the problem. Do we need to change our understanding of security to include how the role of the military may make us more vulnerable to climate change?
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Contributors: Professor Neta Crawford (University of Oxford) and Sherri Goodman (Wilson Centre), Mohid Rehman Malik (Phelan US Centre)
This episode was produced by Mohid Malik, Anderson Tan, and Chris Gilson. Music from this episode: John Abbot/City Phases, Guustaav/Star Salutations, Nihoni/Fuzzy Logic, Ebb & Flod/Luna, Walt Adams/Things To Sort Out/ courtesy of www.epidemicsound.com.
Note: This podcast gives the views of the interviewee and host, and is not the position of USAPP – American Politics and Policy, the LSE Phelan US Centre, nor the London School of Economics.
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