Panel: Climate, conflict and the environment
Climate change and conflict make a devastating mix. Climate change exacerbates existing social and economic factors that may lead to conflict while conflict and insecurity limit people's ability to cope with climate shocks.
Join our expert panellists to discuss the combined impacts of conflict, environmental degradation and climate risks:
- Dr Catherine-Lune Grayson - ICRC Policy Adviser and author of When Rain Turns to Dust
- Clementine Rendle - ICRC Regional Legal Adviser, presenting the ICRC's Guidelines on protection of natural environment in armed conflict
- Dr Tarun Weeramanthri -President, Public Health Association of Australia and author of the Climate Health WA Inquiry report
Climate, Conflict and the Environment presented by Australian Red Cross, the International Committee of the Red Cross and Clifford Chance in Perth on 20 May 2021.
With sincere thanks to the Australian Red Cross WA International Humanitarian Law Advisory Committee for presenting the panel discussion.