The coronavirus pandemic is impacting the global geopolitical balance, the shifting of which was already underway. As ever, this opens up new threats and opportunities for peace and security across the world. In this episode of the “Great Unraveling?” series, Christine Parthemore joins me to discuss how growing destabilisation, in part driven by the worsening environmental crisis, is expected to increasingly impact on security issues.
Christine Parthemore is the CEO of the Council on Strategic Risks, as well as Director of the Council’s Janne E. Nolan Center on Strategic Weapons and Manager of its Climate-Nuclear-Security Project. Christine has extensive experience in addressing a range of security issues, from the implications of climate change to countering weapons of mass destruction, and has done so in the U.S. Department of Defense, security think tanks, and academia.