Climate Change, Intelligence, and Global Security

Date: 

Friday, April 23, 2021, 12:00pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

Online

A half-day conference that will directly follow the April 22-23 Earth Day Leaders Climate Summit and will emphasize the critical need for international cooperation and global leadership to collectively address the security threats posed by the climate crisis.

Climate Change, Intelligence, and Global Security is a half-day conference that will directly follow the April 22-23 Earth Day Leaders Climate Summit, and will emphasize the critical need for international cooperation and global leadership to collectively address the security threats posed by the climate crisis.

Senior climate experts, current and former intelligence officers, and leaders in the private sector and academia will convene to facilitate productive dialogue and innovative solutions for combating the climate crisis. The four panels will examine climate change from a security perspective, discuss the role of the intelligence community in monitoring and mitigating the threats posed by climate change, explore new ways of thinking about international intelligence cooperation, and examine the role and contributions of the private sector.

This conference is virtual, open to the public, and free to attend.  Advanced registration is required. Please register individually for each session. 

Contact: caitlin_chase@hks.harvard.edu