Building a Secure and Sustainable World
Date of Lecture: September 28, 2015
About the Speaker: Holy Cross alumnus Paul Walker '68 is the international director of environmental security and sustainability for Green Cross International. He has worked, spoken, and published widely in the related areas of international security, threat reduction, non-proliferation, weapons demilitarization, and environmental security for over three decades and has helped to permanently eliminate over 65,000 tons of chemical weapons and millions of munitions in eight countries to date.
About the Talk: Walker traces the build up of weapons of mass destruction — nuclear, chemical, and biological — over the past century and highlights the stockpiles of these weapons that remain around the world and the growing costs, environmental threats and security threats they create.
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