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posted Feb 15, 2011, 2:49 PM by Jana Clark-Sanders
Address to the Congress of Deputies of Spain on climate change and security

Madrid, Spain
15 February 2011
In an address to the Congress of Deputies of Spain at the Centro Superior de Estudios de la Defensa Nacional, UNFCCC Executive Secretary Christiana Figueres warned that more frequent and more severe natural disasters and water shortages had the potential to cause large-scale destabilizing population movements and highlighted the role of defense chiefs in convincing governments to shift to low-carbon societies.