Show Notes

Hosts:  Ryan Harris

Guest: No Guest

Description:  Do a changing climate and extreme weather equate to national security threats?  It’s a matter of policy and opinion that has unfortunately been over-politicized like so many other things in today’s society.  But if you think military, economic, health, food, energy, and water security are linked to our national security, and we can demonstrate how the weather and climate affect all of those and more, then the changing climate certainly shapes the future environment affecting our national security.  The Honorable Sherri Goodman recently said “if China is our pacing threat, then climate is our shaping threat.” The Biden Administration finally released its National Security Strategy this week, and we provide a brief analysis of climate adaptation and security and why climate belongs in the nation’s highest strategic documents.  LISTEN HERE

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Climate and national security

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