4 webinars: 8 April - 22 April - 06 May - 27 May 2021


Climate Change and Energy Security for NATO Nations

Geopolitical and Defence Implications

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Paris 2021 conference on Climate Change and Energy Security for NATO Nations will gather the best experts from all NATO Nations and international organizations. They come from academia, companies and administrations to discuss the issue of climate change and energy security in the armed forces. Focusing on negotiations, doctrine and technology development, the discussions intend to open the debate on how the armed forces should tackle climate change issues as both a new framework of intervention and a challenge in terms of technology and organization.Check Schedule
Event Speakers

PANEL 1: CLIMATE CHANGE AND ENERGY RELATED SECURITY CRISIS

Dr. Jennifer ColeResearch Fellow, Royal Holloway University of London
Michael RühleHead of the Hybrid Challenges and Energy Security Section, NATOCustom link >
James GrabertDirector, Mitigation Division, UNFCCCCustom link >

PANEL 2: REGIONAL RISKS OF CLIMATE CHANGE AND LESSONS LEARNED

Dr. Thierry TardyHead of the Research Division, NATO Defense CollegeCustom link >
Luca FranzaHead of the Energy, Climate and Resources Programme at IAI
Luca BergamaschiExecutive director, ECCO
Dr. Cristina D'AlessandroAssociate Professor, University of Ottawa
Col. Philippe Le CarffMA division ESMG

PANEL 3: CLIMATE CHANGE AND ENERGY SECURITY ISSUES IN THE NATO ARMED FORCES SPHERE

Brig-Gen Gerhard SchonewilleDirector of Support within the Army CommandCustom link >
Dr. Sherri GoodmanSecretary General of the International Military Council on Climate and SecurityCustom link >
Dr. Reiner ZimmermannHead of the Research and Lessons Learned Division at NATO Energy Centre of ExcellenceCustom link >
Lieutenant General (Retd) Richard E. NugeeDefence Non-Executive Director for Climate ChangeCustom link >

PANEL 4: TECHNOLOGICAL ADVANCEMENTS IN THE SPHERE OF MILITARY ENERGY IN COMBATTING CLIMATE CHANGE

Dr. Panagiotis KIKIRASHead of Unit Technology and Innovation European Defence AgencyCustom link >
Dr. Bryan WellsNATO, Chief ScientistCustom link >
Ana GogorelianiPermanent representative of the Ministry of Economy and Sustainable development of GeorgiaCustom link >
Lt-Col Pasquale PorcelliLtCol (OF-4) of Italian Air Force.Custom link >
Pinar İpekAssociate Professor, TOBB Economics and Technology Univ.Custom link >

Concluding remarks

Col. Romualdas PetkeviciusDirector NATO Energy security canter of excellenceCustom link >
Xavier PascoDirector, FRSCustom link >
Général de division aérienne Étienne PATRYDirecteur du CICDECustom link >
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