The Heat is On: Is Climate Change a Threat to National Security?
The risks associated with climate change, long discussed as distant threats, should be viewed with more urgency and may already be causing problems. That’s the findings of a group of retired high-level military leaders. Their report sounds the alarm bell on planning for the impacts of rising temperatures that are threatening to become a source of conflict and instability. It’s also the focus of this edition of REWIND.
Jane Harman, Director, President and CEO, Wilson Center
Sherri Goodman, Senior Vice President, General Counsel, and Corporate Secretary, CNA Corporation
David Titley, Rear Admiral, U.S. Navy (retired)
Lee Gunn, Vice Admiral, U.S. Navy (retired)
Neil Morisetti, Rear Admiral, British Royal Navy (retired)
Ron Keys, General, U.S. Air Force (retired)
Mara Liasson, National Political Correspondent, NPR