On 3 November 2015, the Dutch Ministry of foreign affairs organises the conference “Planetary Security: Peace and Cooperation in Times of Climate Change and Global Environmental Challenges” at the Peace Palace in the Hague. This conference accompanies the worldwide mobilisation for the United Nations summit on climate change (known as “COP 21”), which will take place in Paris, France, from 30 November to 11 December 2015. The peculiarity of this conference lies in the fact that it infuses the idea of security with a political, strategic and societal meaning, while security also remains clearly defined as a moment of exchanges between policy-makers and experts on the threat caused by climate and environmental change. In other words, the very existence of […]

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A propos de l'auteur: Dr Jean-Michel Valantin (PhD Paris)

Dr Jean-Michel Valantin (PhD Paris) dirige le département Environnement et Sécurité de The Red (Team) Analysis Society. Il est spécialisé en études stratégiques et en sociologie de la défense, notamment en géostratégie de l'environnement. Il est l'auteur de "Menace climatique sur l'ordre mondial", "Ecologie et gouvernance mondiale", "Guerre et Nature, Amérique prépare la guerre du climat". "(Guerre et nature: l’Amérique se prépare à la guerre climatique) et de" Hollywood, le Pentagone et Washington ".