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The National Security-Climate Change Nexus

Collide-a-ScapeBy Keith KloorApr 11, 2009 12:05 PM

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Building on recent concerns, the U.S. Navy is mulling climate change a lot lately. (H/T, The New Security Beat.) Memo to Romm and other catastrophe-mongers: instead of conflating every major flood or wildfire with global warming, which is not credibly supported by science, why not talk more about the increasing apprehension within the U.S. military and the foreign policy establishment? You'd be on solid ground there. Additionally, the seriousness they take climate change with respect to national security (and their scenarios) would be a lot harder to dismiss as fear-mongering by the Moranos of the world.

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