QP18: Global Warming as Hyperthreat and Entangled Security, with Elizabeth Boulton

Quillwood Podcast

Aug 27 2022 • 1 hr 20 mins

Dr. Elizabeth Boulton is an independent researcher who was a transport officer in the Australian Army who did tours of duty in East Timor and Iraq and who has done humanitarian work in Ghana, Nigeria, and Sudan. She and Eric talk about global warming as a hyperobject and a hyperthreat, expanding our awareness of the harm we cause, and the entangled nature of planetary, human, and state security, among other things.

Outline

  • 00:00 - 02:38 — Episode introduction
  • 02:38 - 10:13 — Global warming as a hyperobject
  • 10:13 - 15:49 — Global warming as a hyperthreat
  • 15:49 - 18:52 — Expanding our awareness of the harm we cause
  • 18:52 - 27:17 — Entangled nature of planetary, human, and state security
  • 27:17 - 37:59 — Incorporation of depletion and consumption in hyperthreat narrative
  • 37:59 - 51:41 — Role of conservation in security strategy
  • 51:41 - 65:26 — Finding agency against the hyperthreat
  • 65:26 - 78:18 — Censorship of alternative security narratives
  • 78:18 - 80:55 — Episode wrap-up

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