- Gunnar Johansson-salen I Blåsenhus I Uppsala
- September 20, 2018
- Thursday, 13:15PM to 14:30PM
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Will Climate Change Lead to More Wars?
Gunnar Johansson-salen I Blåsenhus I Uppsala
Thursday, 13:15PM to 14:30PM
September 20, 2018
Is global warming a major security threat? The current European migrant crisis, coupled with claims that the Syrian civil war is partly a result of a devastating drought, has accentuated fears that climate change will bring about more conflict and instability in the future. The notion that environmental degradation can trigger violent competition is far from new, but what can science tell us about contemporary events and future developments?
Welcome to a public lecture by Halvard Buhaug at Gunnar Johansson-salen, Blåsenhus, Uppsala.
Halvard Buhaug is a Research Professor at the Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO) and Professor of Political Science at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU). He has directed a number of research projects on security dimensions of climate change. Read more at: http://www.uppsalaforum.uu.se/kalendarium/evenemang/?eventId=37182
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