Apr: CNA: National Security and the Threat of Climate Change

* 2007 Apr: CNA: National Security and the Threat of Climate Change [PDF, Copy PDF].

National Security and the Threat of Climate Change

Center for Naval Analysis; Apr 2007

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In 2006 CNA convened a Military Advisory Board (MAB) of eleven retired three-star and four-star admirals and generals to assess the impact of global climate change on key matters of national security, and to lay the groundwork for mounting responses to the threats found.

In April 2007, CNA released the MAB’s landmark report, National Security and the Threat of Climate Change, that articulates the concept of climate change acting as a “threat multiplier” for instability in some of the most volatile regions of the world and identifies key challenges that must be planned for now if they are to be met effectively in the future.

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