Why the Climate and Global Health Crises are a Strategic Threat
I joined the TRT World Forum 2021 to discuss climate change, health, and strategic threats
The scope, scale, and speed that characterize global crises today lead to new ways of thinking strategically about the world and the nature of strategic threats. No longer are nuclear weapons and energy access the only concerns of strategists; forces beyond human control, including natural disasters, climate events, and global health crises, are increasingly making their strategic impact apparent.
I recently joined a panel at the TRT World Forum to discuss ''Climate and Global Health Crises as Strategic Threat''. The other panelists in the meeting, which Rachael Ruble moderated, were:
Maria Neira, Director, Department of Public Health and Environment, World Health Organization (WHO)
Robert O. Keohane, Emeritus Professor, International Affairs, Princeton University
Jonathan Patz, Director, Global Health Institute
John N. Nkengasong, Director, Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention
Nick Bridge, UK Foreign Secretary's Special Representative for Climate Change
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