211. Climate and the security threat.

August 9, 2009 § Leave a comment

If security is the leverage, it will strengthen the security mindset. 

Such climate-induced crises could topple governments, feed terrorist movements or destabilize entire regions, say the analysts, experts at the Pentagon and intelligence agencies who for the first time are taking a serious look at the national security implications of climate change.

Pasted from <http://www.nytimes.com/2009/08/09/science/earth/09climate.html?hp>

WASHINGTON — The changing global climate will pose profound strategic challenges to the United States in coming decades, raising the prospect of military intervention to deal with the effects of violent storms, drought, mass migration and pandemics, military and intelligence analysts say.

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