NORTHFIELD, Vt. – Norwich University will present “Climate and Security in an Era of Great Power Competition and Global Disruption,” a talk by Sherri Goodman, senior fellow at the Wilson Center’s Environmental Change and Security Program and Polar Institute, at noon Friday, Oct. 11 in the Mack Hall auditorium.
Goodman is credited with educating a generation of U.S. military and government officials about the nexus between climate change and national security, using her famous coinage, “threat multiplier,” to fundamentally reshape the national discourse on the topic. A former first deputy undersecretary of defense (Environmental Security) and staff member on the Senate Armed Services Committee, Goodman has founded, led, or advised nearly a dozen research organizations on environmental and energy matters, national security and public policy.
This event, sponsored by the Center for Global Resilience and Security (CGRS) and the Peace and War Center, is free and open to the public. It will be livestreamed on CGRS’ Facebook page at: https://www.facebook.com/NorwichCGRS/.
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