Department of Natural Resources Associate Professor Amanda Rodewald recently had a guest column published in The Hill, an insider Washington, D.C. newspaper. Rodewald is also director of conservation science at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, faculty fellow at Cornell University’s Atkinson Center for a Sustainable Future, and a Robert F. Schumann Faculty Fellow. Her column, “National and environmental security, two sides of the same coin”, discusses the complex relationship between climate change and national security. Rodewald argues that “One of the most important things we can do to meet our national security objectives and advance political stability, human health, economic development and peace around the world is to recognize — and act in ways reflecting this — that a healthy planet is a critical part of the policy equation.”
Read Rodewald’s full article here!