Elisabeth Gilmore

Environmental Science and Policy Program in the Department of International Development, Community and Environment at Clark University (Associate Professor), Peace Research Institute Oslo (Senior Associate Researcher), International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (Visiting Scientist)

Elisabeth Gilmore is the Associate Senior Researcher in the Environmental Science and Policy program in the Department of International Development, Community and Environment at Clark University, USA. Her research focuses on three related streams: 1) quantifying and forecasting the economic and societal impacts of climate change, specifically the potential for civil conflict and social unrest; 2) evaluating the economic and security implications of novel low carbon energy technologies such as small modular reactors (SMR); and 3) integrating scenarios and modeling tools, specifically integrated assessment models, for decision-making and regulatory analysis. Elisabeth also holds an affiliation with PRIO and contributes to PRIO's portfolio of research on climate change and security as-well as being a Visiting Scientist at the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD).

Elisabeth is speaking at

June 18, 2020
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Online webinar

Speakers

  • Andy Jarvis (Speaker) Associate Director General, Alliance Bioversity CIAT
  • Elisabeth Gilmore (Speaker) Environmental Science and Policy Program in the Department of International Development, Community and Environment at Clark University (Associate Professor), Peace Research Institute Oslo (Senior Associate Researcher), International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (Visiting Scientist)
  • Maarten van Aalst (Speaker) International Federation of Red Cross Climate Centre, Director
  • Mark Goldberg (Moderator) Host, Global Dispatches Podcast
  • Grazia Pacillo (Moderator) Senior Economist, CGIAR Climate Security

Description




Webinar description

Recent advances in ICTs and IoT has made many new data sets available. This, coupled with improved capacities in data processing, machine learning and spatial analysis has opened doors to new types of analysis for research and monitoring.

This session will discuss how these capacities can be leveraged to shed light on the drivers of climate security. Our guest speakers will be sharing examples of how these advancements have been able to inform more accurate decisions in conflict analysis processes.

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