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In the future, climate change, if not addressed in time, risks destroying the United States along with the whole of modern civilization. Already in the next few decades however, climate change threatens to ravage vulnerable states around the world, create a new wave of mass migration from Central America, and undermine key U.S. allies.
In a forthcoming brief based on his recent book, Climate Change and the Nation State, Quincy Institute senior fellow Anatol Lieven argues that climate change is a threat to American interests and the American people that dwarfs those presented by adversaries such as China, Russia, or Iran, and that it should be treated as a far greater priority by the U.S. foreign policy and security establishment.
On a panel to discuss his paper, Lieven will be joined by Neta Crawford, Professor and Chair of the Department of Political Science at Boston University, and John Conger, Director Emeritus of the Center for Climate and Security, Senior Advisor to the Council on Strategic Risks, and Senior US Advisor to the International Military Council on Climate and Security (IMCCS). Quincy Institute Director of Studies Sarang Shidore will moderate.
The discussion will take place on Wednesday, October 27, from 10 to 11 am ET.