Boston Green Ribbon Commission: National Security Challenges in the Age of Climate Change

Last month, Defense Secretary James Mattis called climate change a threat to America’s military capability when he submitted Senate testimony that unequivocally states climate change is a threat to America’s national security.  In his testimony, Science Magazine reported, Mattis stressed that it was incumbent on the U.S. military to consider how changes like open-water routes in the thawing Arctic and drought in global trouble spots can pose challenges for troops and defense planners.

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