War, Peace & Climate Change – Questions and Answers

with Professor Michael Klare (TWO of TWO)
After his talk at the Chicago Area Peace Action in October 2015 Professor Klare answered questions for almost an hour in an animated give and take.

Here are the best exchanges on climate and war; and why the Defense Department takes climate change very seriously; that the Navy prepares to lose their bases around the world to sea level rise, and why the conservative government of England is upset at their powerful Governor of the Bank of England. He said publicly that fossil fuels pose a rising risk to banking and insurance. Also included is an fascinating exchange over Jared Diamond’s book Collapse, and how it might apply to us today.

Professor Klare spoke at the annual dinner of the Chicago Area Peace Action, on October 24, 2015. He is Five College professor of peace and world security studies and a prolific author. His areas of expertise are U.S. military policy, international peace and security affairs, the global arms trade, and global resource politics. He made a very convincing argument about the need to dramatically limit fossil fuel use and keep warming below 2 degrees celsius.

Michael Klare was recorded by Dale Lehman on October 24, 2015 in Chicago.

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