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Elizabeth G. Boulton

Destination Safe Earth

Elizabeth G. Boulton’s professional career began as a transport officer in the Australian Army, deploying to East Timor in 1999 and Iraq in 2004. As a civilian, she undertook logistics and humanitarian work in Ghana, Nigeria, and Sudan. In 2007, she completed a masters of climate policy at the University of Melbourne with a focus on sustainable freight transport, later consulting in this area for government agencies. She then worked in climate risk communication with the Australian Bureau of Meteorology’s Pacific Climate Change Science Program and National Climate Centre, before earning a PhD at the Australian National University. She is the author of An Introduction to PLAN E: Grand Strategy for the Twenty-First-Century Era of Entangled Security and Hyperthreats (Marine Corps University Press, April 2022).

Climate Change Isn’t a Threat Multiplier. It’s the Main Threat.

Over the next six months, the defense community should champion and help plan a whole-of-society “hyper-response.”