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Enviro News Wrap: Climate Change and National Security; Keeling Curve On the Brink of 400; Getting Beyond Politics Leads to Climate Action, and more…

GlobalWarmingisReal contributor Anders Hellum-Alexander wraps-up and comments on the climate and environmental news headlines for the past week: The US government is placing a focus on the threats of climate change to national security. If the rate and severity of natural disasters increases then a great strain will be placed on the military resources of the US. Americans don’t sit by…

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The Latest Environmental News Headlines

Enviro News Wrap: Fracking Regulation; Climate Change National Security Threat; Rainforest Resilience, and more…

GlobalWarmingisReal contributor Anders Hellum-Alexander wraps-up and comments on the climate and environmental news headlines for the past week: Climate Change is a military issue: Even if the general public does not commonly accept this the military sure does and is taking the coming changes to our planet quite seriously. Rainforests and global warming: Predicting how planet Earth will respond to the…

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A Navy sub in the Arctic

Navy Advised to Prepare for National Security Consequences of Climate Change

A study released earlier this month by the National Research Council (NRC) says that even the most moderate trends in climate change present significant challenges to the Navy, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard in the coming years and decades. The report report was commissioned in 2008 by Admiral Gary Roughead, Chief of Naval Operations, to provide the Navy and other…

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A National Security Perspective on Climate Change

One key aspect of the discussion this week at the Transatlantic Media Dialog – part of the ongoing effort of climate and energy cooperation began earlier this years as the “Transatlantic Climate Bridge” in which I’ve had the opportunity to participate – was the issue of perception. Specifically how climate change and climate policy is perceived in the US and…

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Foreign Relations Committee Holds Hearing on Climate Change and National Security

The Senate Foreign Relations Committee convened a hearing on the threat climate change poses to national and global security