The Julie Ann Wrigley Global Futures Laboratory is partnering with the U.S. Indo-Pacific Command (USINDOPACOM) to present the 2021 Virtual Pacific Environmental Security Forum (PESF), Feb 22-26, 2021. The primary purpose of the PESF is to increase regional militaries' understanding of environmental security issues and their environmental stewardship obligations, and to coordinate efforts with civilian agencies and NGOs for whole-of-government and whole-of-society solutions.
Amanda Ellis, Director of Global Partnerships for GFL and Dave White, Deputy Director of the Global Institute of Sustainability and Innovation, are leading the Education Working Group and coordinating ASU’s engagement in PESF. Dr. Klaus Lackner, Director and Professor, Center for Negative Carbon Emissions will give a keynote address on Carbon Drawdown. Other ASU speakers featured at the event include Maria Espinosa, Student Veteran, The Laboratory for Energy And Power Solutions (LEAPS) and Netra Chhetri, Associate Professor, School for the Future of Innovation in Society.