The world faces two grave threats: nuclear war and climate change.
The Trump administration has ended four decades of U.S. efforts to reduce the threat of nuclear war, withdrawing from the INF Treaty and preparing to deploy nuclear weapons around the world.
At the same time, it denies the existence of climate change and supports leaders around the world who are laying waste to the environment.
But another security policy is possible, and necessary, right now. A recent seminar sponsored by the Asia Institute and Foreign Policy in Focus explored how the U.S. could seize the initiative on arms control and link it to a global rethinking of security in light of climate change
Moderated by John Feffer, director of Foreign Policy in Focus at the Institute for Policy Studies, the discussion featured Alice Hill, senior fellow for climate change policy at the Council on Foreign Relations, Emanuel Pastreich, director of the Asia Institute, and Larry Wilkerson, distinguished adjunct professor of government and public policy at William & Mary College.