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Climate and Security Podcast

Sweta Chakraborty

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Climate and Security Podcast
Climate and Security Podcast

Climate and Security Podcast

Sweta Chakraborty

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Latest Episodes

Jamie Shea, NATO Deputy Assistant Secretary General for Emerging Security Challenges

In this episode host Dr. Sweta Chakraborty talks to Jamie Shea, Secretary General of the Global Military Advisory Council on Climate Change, and former Deputy Assistant Secretary General for Emerging Security Challenges at NATO. Jamie discusses how climate change is happening faster than initially predicted and what this acceleration means for global security. He describes the tensions between climate change mitigation and adaptation in terms of resource allocation and prioritization.

30 MINJUN 1
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Jamie Shea, NATO Deputy Assistant Secretary General for Emerging Security Challenges

A Conversation with Dr. Nicolas Regaud, Special Representative to the Indo-Pacific at the French Ministry of Armed Forces

In this episode host Dr. Sweta Chakraborty talks to Dr. Nicolas Regaud, Special Representative to the Indo-Pacific of the Director General for International relations and Strategy at the French Ministry of Armed Forces. Nicolas explains the French point of view on the importance of acting efficiently on climate change, given that there are French nationals and territories all over the world and in areas especially vulnerable to the impacts of a warming planet.

21 MINMAY 15
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A Conversation with Dr. Nicolas Regaud, Special Representative to the Indo-Pacific at the French Ministry of Armed Forces

Louise Van Schaik, Project Manager of the Planetary Security Initiative

In this episode host Dr. Sweta Chakraborty talks to Louise Van Schaik, Head of the Clingendael International Sustainability Centre at the Clingendael Institute. Louise discusses the relationship between climate change, security and migration from a European perspective. She describes the evolution of the Planetary Security Initiative and how it works to reduce and reverse security risks associated with climate change.

20 MINMAY 1
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Louise Van Schaik, Project Manager of the Planetary Security Initiative

A Conversation with General Tom Middendorp, Former Chief of Defense of the Netherlands

In this episode, host Dr. Sweta Chakraborty talks to General Tom Middendorp, Chair of the International Military Council on Climate and Security and former Chief of Defence of the Netherlands. Tom talks about being a commander in southern Afghanistan. Tom describes firsthand experiences from across twenty missions on how climate change and human impacts can amplify war and negate best efforts at peacekeeping. He discusses the importance of cooperation to pursue stability on a global scale.

21 MINAPR 15
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A Conversation with General Tom Middendorp, Former Chief of Defense of the Netherlands

A Conversation with Dr. Marcus King, Environmental Security Expert

In this episode host Dr. Sweta Chakraborty talks to Dr. Marcus King, Director of the Master of Arts in International Affairs Program at George Washington University; as well as Senior Fellow and member of the Advisory Board at the Center for Climate and Security. Sweta asks Marcus to define environmental security, which he describes as the study of conflicts related to a lack or abundance in natural resources, particularly as it relates to impacts associated with climate change.

28 MINAPR 1
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A Conversation with Dr. Marcus King, Environmental Security Expert

A Conversation with Michael Lowder, Dept. of Transport

In this episode host Dr. Sweta Chakraborty talks to Michael Lowder, principal at Michael W. Lowder and Global Associates as well as the Fmr. Dir. of the Office of Intelligence, Security, and Emergency Response for the U.S. Dept. of Transport, Fmr. Deputy Dir. of the Response Division for FEMA, as well as a former special agent as part of a 47 year career in civil service! Michael explains the meaning of critical infrastructure and its role in security, economic security, and public health and safety.

31 MINMAR 15
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A Conversation with Michael Lowder, Dept. of Transport

A Conversation with Rear Admiral Jonathan White, U.S. Navy (Ret.)

In thisepisode, Rear Admiral Jon White (Ret.), President and CEO of the Ocean Leadership Consortium and member of the Center for Climate and Security’s Advisory Board, talks to host Dr.SwetaChakraborty about his 32-year career in the U.S. Navy and his acute understanding and knowledge of the oceans. His extensive knowledge on climate change impacts (e.g., sea level rise, coral bleaching) and manmade pollution informs his work across all government and at all levels.

31 MINMAR 1
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A Conversation with Rear Admiral Jonathan White, U.S. Navy (Ret.)

A Conversation with Michael Wu, Policy Fellow with The Center for Climate and Security and Principal at Converge Strategies

In thisepisode, Michael Wu, Policy Fellow at The Center for Climate and Security and Principal of Converge Strategies, talks about the security of the electric grid and its history.He discusses how the risk of long-term, widespread power outages is increasing as threats from natural disasters and adversaries increase. These threats mutually reinforce each other in that natural disasters make impacted areas more vulnerable to nefarious attacks.

32 MINFEB 15
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A Conversation with Michael Wu, Policy Fellow with The Center for Climate and Security and Principal at Converge Strategies

A Conversation with CCS Member, Joan D. B. VanDervort

In this episode, host Dr. Sweta Chakraborty asks Joan about how climate change impacts military readiness and training. Joan pulls from her extensive career in the Department of Defense (DoD) to explain how training is the cornerstone of readiness. Climate factors, like intense rainfall impacts on infrastructure and increased heat causing trainee and soldier hospitalizations, pose serious risks to training and ultimately to the ability to successfully carry out missions.

27 MINFEB 1
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A Conversation with CCS Member, Joan D. B. VanDervort

The “Godmother of Climate and Security”: Sherri Goodman

In this episode,host Dr. Sweta Chakraborty talks tothe“Godmother of Climate and Security,” Sherri Goodman. Sweta asks Sherri about the Arctic, which is changing faster than any other place on earth. Sherri explains how global warming is destabilizing infrastructure and creating a new ocean. She describes climate change as a “threat multiplier” (a term she coined!) in that it amplifies the impacts to various aspects of our lives, from the food we eat to the water we drink and to where we choose

33 MINJAN 15
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The “Godmother of Climate and Security”: Sherri Goodman

Latest Episodes

Jamie Shea, NATO Deputy Assistant Secretary General for Emerging Security Challenges

In this episode host Dr. Sweta Chakraborty talks to Jamie Shea, Secretary General of the Global Military Advisory Council on Climate Change, and former Deputy Assistant Secretary General for Emerging Security Challenges at NATO. Jamie discusses how climate change is happening faster than initially predicted and what this acceleration means for global security. He describes the tensions between climate change mitigation and adaptation in terms of resource allocation and prioritization.

30 MINJUN 1
Comments
Jamie Shea, NATO Deputy Assistant Secretary General for Emerging Security Challenges

A Conversation with Dr. Nicolas Regaud, Special Representative to the Indo-Pacific at the French Ministry of Armed Forces

In this episode host Dr. Sweta Chakraborty talks to Dr. Nicolas Regaud, Special Representative to the Indo-Pacific of the Director General for International relations and Strategy at the French Ministry of Armed Forces. Nicolas explains the French point of view on the importance of acting efficiently on climate change, given that there are French nationals and territories all over the world and in areas especially vulnerable to the impacts of a warming planet.

21 MINMAY 15
Comments
A Conversation with Dr. Nicolas Regaud, Special Representative to the Indo-Pacific at the French Ministry of Armed Forces

Louise Van Schaik, Project Manager of the Planetary Security Initiative

In this episode host Dr. Sweta Chakraborty talks to Louise Van Schaik, Head of the Clingendael International Sustainability Centre at the Clingendael Institute. Louise discusses the relationship between climate change, security and migration from a European perspective. She describes the evolution of the Planetary Security Initiative and how it works to reduce and reverse security risks associated with climate change.

20 MINMAY 1
Comments
Louise Van Schaik, Project Manager of the Planetary Security Initiative

A Conversation with General Tom Middendorp, Former Chief of Defense of the Netherlands

In this episode, host Dr. Sweta Chakraborty talks to General Tom Middendorp, Chair of the International Military Council on Climate and Security and former Chief of Defence of the Netherlands. Tom talks about being a commander in southern Afghanistan. Tom describes firsthand experiences from across twenty missions on how climate change and human impacts can amplify war and negate best efforts at peacekeeping. He discusses the importance of cooperation to pursue stability on a global scale.

21 MINAPR 15
Comments
A Conversation with General Tom Middendorp, Former Chief of Defense of the Netherlands

A Conversation with Dr. Marcus King, Environmental Security Expert

In this episode host Dr. Sweta Chakraborty talks to Dr. Marcus King, Director of the Master of Arts in International Affairs Program at George Washington University; as well as Senior Fellow and member of the Advisory Board at the Center for Climate and Security. Sweta asks Marcus to define environmental security, which he describes as the study of conflicts related to a lack or abundance in natural resources, particularly as it relates to impacts associated with climate change.

28 MINAPR 1
Comments
A Conversation with Dr. Marcus King, Environmental Security Expert

A Conversation with Michael Lowder, Dept. of Transport

In this episode host Dr. Sweta Chakraborty talks to Michael Lowder, principal at Michael W. Lowder and Global Associates as well as the Fmr. Dir. of the Office of Intelligence, Security, and Emergency Response for the U.S. Dept. of Transport, Fmr. Deputy Dir. of the Response Division for FEMA, as well as a former special agent as part of a 47 year career in civil service! Michael explains the meaning of critical infrastructure and its role in security, economic security, and public health and safety.

31 MINMAR 15
Comments
A Conversation with Michael Lowder, Dept. of Transport

A Conversation with Rear Admiral Jonathan White, U.S. Navy (Ret.)

In thisepisode, Rear Admiral Jon White (Ret.), President and CEO of the Ocean Leadership Consortium and member of the Center for Climate and Security’s Advisory Board, talks to host Dr.SwetaChakraborty about his 32-year career in the U.S. Navy and his acute understanding and knowledge of the oceans. His extensive knowledge on climate change impacts (e.g., sea level rise, coral bleaching) and manmade pollution informs his work across all government and at all levels.

31 MINMAR 1
Comments
A Conversation with Rear Admiral Jonathan White, U.S. Navy (Ret.)

A Conversation with Michael Wu, Policy Fellow with The Center for Climate and Security and Principal at Converge Strategies

In thisepisode, Michael Wu, Policy Fellow at The Center for Climate and Security and Principal of Converge Strategies, talks about the security of the electric grid and its history.He discusses how the risk of long-term, widespread power outages is increasing as threats from natural disasters and adversaries increase. These threats mutually reinforce each other in that natural disasters make impacted areas more vulnerable to nefarious attacks.

32 MINFEB 15
Comments
A Conversation with Michael Wu, Policy Fellow with The Center for Climate and Security and Principal at Converge Strategies

A Conversation with CCS Member, Joan D. B. VanDervort

In this episode, host Dr. Sweta Chakraborty asks Joan about how climate change impacts military readiness and training. Joan pulls from her extensive career in the Department of Defense (DoD) to explain how training is the cornerstone of readiness. Climate factors, like intense rainfall impacts on infrastructure and increased heat causing trainee and soldier hospitalizations, pose serious risks to training and ultimately to the ability to successfully carry out missions.

27 MINFEB 1
Comments
A Conversation with CCS Member, Joan D. B. VanDervort

The “Godmother of Climate and Security”: Sherri Goodman

In this episode,host Dr. Sweta Chakraborty talks tothe“Godmother of Climate and Security,” Sherri Goodman. Sweta asks Sherri about the Arctic, which is changing faster than any other place on earth. Sherri explains how global warming is destabilizing infrastructure and creating a new ocean. She describes climate change as a “threat multiplier” (a term she coined!) in that it amplifies the impacts to various aspects of our lives, from the food we eat to the water we drink and to where we choose

33 MINJAN 15
Comments
The “Godmother of Climate and Security”: Sherri Goodman