Lecture, Barnard's Inn Hall, Tuesday, 16 Apr 2024 - 18:00

The Geopolitical Risks of Climate Change

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Climate Change is predicted to spark increasing threats to food security and demands for climate reparations, fuelling geopolitical instability.

Probably the greatest risk of all, is tension over solar geo-engineering: the idea of reflecting away sunlight deliberately to modify global climate.

Recognizing solar geo-engineering as an inherently destabilising technology, because any such programme would inevitably be considered liable for bad weather everywhere, and ruling it out, would be very helpful.

Professor Myles Allen

Professor Myles Allen

Frank Jackson Foundation Professor of the Environment

Professor Myles Allen took his first degree in Physics and Philosophy, followed by a doctorate in Atmospheric, Oceanic and Planetary Physics, both at the University...

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