Tag: climate change

Posted: February 14, 2022 by the

The United States Army released its new climate strategy on Feb. 8. The strategy aims to prepare Soldiers for a future impacted by climate change, and focuses on three lines of effort – Army installations, acquisition and logistics, and training. Included in the strategy are goals to reduce the Army’s emissions by 50% by 2030, […]

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The U.S. Global Change Research Program published their Fourth National Climate Assessment in November. The report was released the day after Thanksgiving, and its findings run counter to the Trump Administration’s public statements on the subject of climate change. According to the report,  “Climate change threatens the health and well-being of the American people by causing […]

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Featured article: Strategic Defense Impacts of Climate Change: An Interagency Challenge by Wendell Chris King The United States faces a complex and scary national security environment. We are confronted with numerous threats to peace and security from both inside and outside our borders: North Korea’s nuclear ambitions, Chinese aggression in Asia, Russian cyber activity, continued […]

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Brigadier General (Ret.) Wendell Chris King, Ph.D., P.E., Dean Emeritus of the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College (CGSC) addressed students and faculty from the University of Saint Mary’s (USM) on September 21, the International Day of Peace, as part of the Simons Center Distinguished Speaker Series. The presentation was hosted by Dr. Karenbeth […]

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In late December 2016, RAND Corporation published a dissertation on climate change and international security. The dissertation offers a prospective analysis of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) and the anticipated security consequences of climate change. According to the author, the effects of climate-driven environmental change is expected to threaten international security in many ways, and […]

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Posted: December 20, 2016 by the

Earlier this month RAND Corporation published a report on the effects of climate change on urban environments. Climate change is quickly becoming a major concern around the world, bringing changes in weather patterns and impacting both rural and urban environments. This study focuses on how climate change impacts larger cities, as more that 80% of […]

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National Security Military failed to conduct background checks on civilians in base housing, putting troops at risk, Military Times Get ready for the new normal: Fighting terror in the US, The Hill Carter: Nuclear Triad ‘Bedrock of Our Security’, Defense News U.S. charges four Chinese, firm with aiding Pyongyang’s nuclear program, The Washington Post U.S. […]

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National Security Report: Wars in Iraq, Afghanistan cost almost $5 trillion so far, Military Times The Post-9/11 U.S. Intelligence Community, The Cipher Brief Iran threatened to shoot down US Navy spy planes in the Persian Gulf, Fox News Disjointed: Pentagon Isn’t Coordinating Efforts to Fix Readiness, Government Executive Climate Change Could Pose ‘Significant Risk’ to […]

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On September 17, U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) officials met in Washington, D.C. for a town hall on a joint USAID and NASA venture to improve environmental decision-making abilities for officials in developing countries. USAID Associate Administrator Eric Postel and NASA Administrator Charles Bolder were joined by […]

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Last Friday, the White House released President Obama’s new National Security Strategy, which builds on the progress of the last six years, and provides a vision and strategy for advancing the nation’s interests…

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