Elizabeth Chalecki, a nonresident research fellow at the Stimson Center in Washington, D.C., will give a talk titled “Environmental Security: A Guide to the Issues,” at 4 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 11 in 140 Little Hall on the University of Maine campus.
Chalecki’s book of the same name focuses on understanding the links between international security and ecological health, such as climate change, deforestation and extreme weather events.
Her areas of research include climate change and security, international environmental policy, environmental terrorism and nontraditional security threat analysis.
The Stimson Center, where Chalecki is a research fellow, is a nonprofit, nonpartisan think tank devoted to enhancing international peace and security.
The School of Policy and International Affairs is sponsoring the free event as part of its lecture series. The talk is open to the public and no registration is required.
For more information or to request a disability accommodation, call 207.581.1835 or visit the School of Policy and International Affairs website.