Energy and Environment
Slowing global warming is among the most complex economic, political and diplomatic challenges of our time. Cutting greenhouse gas emissions from burning coal, petroleum, and other fossil fuels will require innovation and hard work by governments, businesses and consumers alike. While there are great challenges, there are also promising opportunities in addressing the problem, not only in industrialized nations, but also in rapidly developing countries like India and China.
'Compact!' environmental activists hold banners during a rally in front of the Brandenburg Gate near the venue where the Petersberg Climate Dialogue takes place in Berlin, Germany (REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch).
Security risks: The tenuous link between climate change and national security
May 21, 2015, Bruce Jones
During his address at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy graduation this week, President Obama highlighted climate change as “a serious threat to global security, an immediate risk to (U.S.) national security.” Is President Obama right? Are the national security threats from climate change real?
Energy and Climate
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