The Impact of Climate Change and Environmental Injustice in the Middle East and North Africa

The Impact of Climate Change and Environmental Injustice in the Middle East and North Africa

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Arab Center Washington DC organized a webinar to discuss the impact of climate change and environmental injustice in the Middle East and North Africa. The panelists discussed the details of the current and projected future impacts of climate change in the region, the challenges to addressing the growing climate crisis in MENA countries, and recommendations for adaptation and mitigation strategies to be taken by the region’s countries individually and collectively to curb these impacts from further intensifying.

Speakers:

Carol Chouchani Cherfane
Director, Arab Centre for Climate Change Policies
Cluster Leader, Climate Change and Natural Resource Sustainability Cluster
United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia

Laurent A. Lambert
Water-Energy-Climate Public Policy Assistant Professor, Doha Institute for Graduate Studies
Enseignant-Chercheur, Sciences Po Paris

Mohammed Mahmoud
Senior Fellow and Director of the Climate and Water Program, Middle East Institute

Jeannie Sowers
Professor and Chair, Department of Political Science, University of New Hampshire

Tamara Kharroub – Moderator
Deputy Executive Director and Senior Fellow, Arab Center Washington DC