Study: A brief introduction to climate change and national security

This Yale Climate Connections article discusses climate change and national security. Extreme weather, rising seas, and a melting Arctic could worsen global tensions.

The Worldwide Threat Assessment of the U.S. Intelligence Community, an annual report on security threats to U.S. interests, concludes that “global environmental and ecological degradation, as well as climate change, are likely to fuel competition for resources, economic distress, and social discontent through 2019 and beyond.”

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