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Thawing relations: How climate change shapes Canada's national security in the Arctic and Pacific Northwest

by Michael Tallino-Smith  |   

The Master of Public Administration Program and College of Business and Public Policy invite you to:

Thawing Relations: How climate change shapes Canada's national security in the Arctic and Pacific Northwest
Friday, Feb. 21, 2020 at 12 p.m. (noon)
Rasmuson Hall, Room 316

Public is welcome and parking is free!

Dr. Miriam Matejova (economist, Environment Canada; fellow, Norman Paterson School of International Affairs, Carleton University) will discuss how climate changes have shifted Canadian perceptions of security in the North and how these changes may affect Alaska. An expert on risk and disaster planning, her presentation will also discuss ways to plan for uncertain futures, including scenario planning used in intelligence and military communities.

Dr. Matejova has a Ph.D. in political science from the University of British Columbia and is co-author with the CBPP's Dr. Chad Briggs of the book, Disaster Security: Using Intelligence and Military Planning for Energy and Environmental Risks.

Limited seats available; reserve your spot.


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