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Two Straight Debates On National Security, And No Questions About The Real Threat To The Globe

The Huffington Post | Sam Levine | Posted 12.21.2015 | Politics

In a Democratic debate focused on national security Saturday evening, one topic was notably missing from moderators' questions: climate change. Even ...

Bernie Sanders: Climate Change Is The Biggest National Security Threat

The Huffington Post | Kate Sheppard | Posted 10.20.2015 | Politics

All the Democratic candidates for president were asked during Tuesday's debate to list what they consider the biggest national security threat to the ...

Republicans Are Upset That Martin O'Malley Cited Actual Science On Climate Change And Conflict

The Huffington Post | Kate Sheppard | Posted 07.21.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Republicans are outraged that Democratic presidential contender Martin O'Malley cited actual scientific research in comments about how c...

Kate Sheppard

Climate Change Helped Fuel The Syrian Conflict, New Paper Finds | Kate Sheppard | Posted 03.02.2015 | Politics

An unprecedented climate change-fueled drought contributed to the political unrest in Syria, a new paper published Monday in the Proceedings of the Na...

Jennifer Bendery

Chuck Hagel: We Should Worry About Climate Like We Worry About ISIS | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 10.30.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Islamic State may be the most immediate challenge facing the Defense Department, but Secretary Chuck Hagel said Wednesday that one o...

James Gerken

Report: Climate Change Is A Growing National Security Concern | James Gerken | Posted 05.14.2014 | Green

A report released Tuesday from an advisory group of retired U.S. military leadership echoes the findings of other recent reports on climate change: It...

Pentagon Study Cites Climate Change as National Security Threat

Renee Parsons | Posted 12.03.2012 | Green
Renee Parsons

Even before recent predictions that Arctic sea ice would melt by the summer of 2016, the Pentagon and the Center for Naval Analyses's Military Advisory Board had already gone on record warning about the impacts of climate change as a threat to national security.

'Climate Patriots' (VIDEO): Fighting Global Climate Change Will Help Ensure America's Security

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Fighting climate change is not only good for the Earth, but apparently it's also patriotic. National security and climate change may not be the like...