Tom Middendorp

Tom Middendorp

Senior expert on defense, security and strategic leadership

Think big, act small, start somewhere.

The military should address climate change when analyzing the roots of conflict. They are part of a comprehensive answer to (natural) crises. As a main consumer of fossil fuels, they can contribute to addressing climate change.


Former Commander of the Armed Forces Tom Middendorp has been actively involved in the settlement of dozens of conflicts worldwide. His comments on climate change as a threat to world peace drew a lot of attention.