Impacts of climate change on human security: what can be done?
You’re invited to an online event discussing the technologies and strategies needed to address the impacts of climate change in the future.
The Institute for Economics and Peace will be taking part in an online panel event discussing the growing impact of climate change on human security.
Register for the Impacts of Climate Change on Human Security: What Can Be Done?, an event that will highlight both the imminent and long-term security risks of climate change, and explore how those large-scale risks could be mitigated.
The NATO Association of Canada, in partnership with Climate Solutions Advancement Network, will bring together experts on climate change, global investment, defence, renewable energy, and others, to highlight how climate change intersects with political, social and economic factors.
Event speakers include:
- James Grabert, Director, Mitigation, United Nations Climate Change Secretariat, Bonn, Germany will speak about the urgent need for action on climate change.
- Honorable Sherri Goodman, Secretary General of the International Military Council on Climate and Security (IMCCS) will present highlights of The World Climate and Security Report 2020 report.
- Hon. John Conger, Director, Centre for Climate and Security (CCS) and part of the National Security, Military and Intelligence Panel (NSMIP) on Climate Change, who will provide some key findings from the Security Threat Assessment of Global Climate Change report.
- Michael Collins, Executive Director at the Institute for Economics and Peace (IEP) will present highlights of their recently launched “Ecological Threat Register (ETR)”.
- Robert Baines, President and CEO of the NATO Association of Canada will outline how international cooperation has increased security and why much more of it will be needed in the future due to rapidly growing impacts of climate change.
- Paul Stevers, President and CEO, Think Renewables Group and Co-founder, Climate Solutions Advancement Network (ClimateSAN) will introduce a range of technologies that can be implemented on a global scale such as planting trees via drones.
- Steve Waygood from Aviva Investors who is part of the Global Investors for Sustainable Development Alliance will introduce the recently launched International Platform for Climate Finance, which is intended to mobilize the $1 trillion of new investment capital that will be required every year for the next 15 years to put the world on the path for a net-zero transition.