Warrior Nation: Everything looks like a nail: why the military can’t save the planet

February 2023

February 10, 2023 SEASON 4 EPISODE 7

As the impacts of the climate crisis escalate, there is a growing trend for securitised responses that foreground the role of militaries in tackling the fallout. But whose interests do these militaries serve and what role have they played in bringing about environmental catastrophe.

In this episode we speak with Nick Buxton, a communications specialist with 20 years experience in climate sustainability and international development, to pick his brain on the intersection between climate change, the military and security. Nick has produced an incredible body of work for the Amsterdam-based Transnational Institute, covering climate change, border securitisation, Big Tech and much more.

Follow this link to read Nick’s  Primer on Climate Security | Transnational Institute (tni.org). You can also follow him on Twitter via @nickbuxton.

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Music by Esion Noise.

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