Tackling the Global Security Impacts of Climate Change

Event Details
  • Date/Time:
    • Wednesday September 28, 2011
      12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
  • Location: GT Student Success Center, Presidential Suites A&B
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  • URL: http://www.ssc.gatech.edu/
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Contact

Bernard Gourley
INTA
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Summaries

Summary Sentence: Lecture with Rear Admiral Neil Morisetti

Full Summary: A UK Perspective on the Challenges and Opportunities in Tackling the Global Security Impacts of Climate Change by Rear Admiral Neil Morisetti CB BSc - UK Climate and Energy Security Envoy.

Lunch and lecture on "A UK Perspective on the Challenges and Opportunities in Tackling the Global Security Impacts of Climate Change" with Rear Admiral Neil Morisetti CB BSc - UK Climate and Energy Security Envoy.

**View write-up on CNN "Climate change compounds global security threat, British admiral says" from this event.

Rear Admiral Neil Morisetti joined the Royal Navy in 1976. After initial training and university (Environmental Sciences), he held various appointments at sea before, in 1986, assuming command of HMS CYGNET, a member of the Northern Ireland Squadron. Subsequent commands have included HMS CARDIFF (twice, firstly in 1993-1994 and again for eighteen months from December 1999, as the Captain Fifth Destroyer Squadron) and the aircraft carrier HMS INVINCIBLE.

Promoted to Rear Admiral in November 2005 he was appointed Commander UK Maritime Force, the Royal Navy’s standing Maritime Component Commander, a position he held until July 2007. During this period he spent much of his time in the Middle East and acted as the NATO High Readiness Force Maritime Commander. Between September 2007 and August 2009 he was the Commandant of the Joint Services Command and Staff College, responsible for providing post graduate education to officers from 60 nations. In September 2009 he took up a new cross government post as the UK Climate and Energy Security Envoy, working for the Ministry of Defence, the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, and the Department for Energy and Climate Change.

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Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts, Sam Nunn School of International Affairs, Center for International Strategy, Technology, and Policy (CISTP), Green Buzz

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Categories
Seminar/Lecture/Colloquium
Keywords
challenges, CISTP, climate change, energy, envoy, Georgia Tech, Global, Green Buzz, IAC, impact, INTA, Morisetti, security, UK
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  • Created On: Sep 21, 2011 - 8:00pm
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