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Greening the Alliance: The Diplomacy of NATO's Science and Environmental Initiatives

Simone Turchetti


Following the launch of Sputnik, the North Atlantic Treaty Organization became a prominent sponsor of scientific research in its member countries, a role it retained until the end of the Cold War. As NATO marks sixty years since the establishment of its Science Committee, the main organizational force promoting its science programs, Greening the Alliance is the first book to chart NATO’s scientific patronage—and the motivations behind it—from the organization’s early days to the dawn of the twenty-first century. Drawing on previously unseen documents from NATO’s own archives, Simone Turchetti ... More

Keywords: science diplomacy, remote sensing, environmental studies, International Relations, Cold War, environmental diplomacy, Atlantic Alliance, oceanography, atmospheric research, meteorology

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2018 Print ISBN-13: 9780226595658
Published to Chicago Scholarship Online: May 2019 DOI:10.7208/chicago/9780226595825.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Simone Turchetti, author
University of Manchester