Why are politicians, businesses and even civil society groups talking about climate change as a security issue in the run up to #COP26? A primer by Nick Buxton based on a decade of collaborative research.
The dangers of militarizing the climate crisis
There is a growing political demand for climate security as a response to the escalating impacts of climate change, but little critical analysis on what kind of security they offer and to who. This primer demystifies the debate — highlighting the role of the military in causing the climate crisis, the dangers of them now providing military solutions to climate impacts, the corporate interests that profit, the impact on the most vulnerable and alternative proposals for “security” based on justice.
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Source URL — https://roarmag.org/2021/10/12/tni-primer-on-climate-security/