A History of U.S. Defense, Intelligence, and Security Assessments of Climate Change - Climate change Security CommunicatingScience

January 28, 2021 ☼ climateenvironment

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The long acceptance of the science of climate change and the faithful efforts to address it by military, intelligence, and defense analysts reflects a simple reality: their job is to anticipate, understand, evaluate, and address threats to national security independent of political winds and biases. Political efforts today to impose ideology on these independent defense and intelligence assessments would represent a dereliction in the sworn constitutional duty to prepare to defend the nation.