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Climate change presents a strategically-significant risk #Auspol 

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We the undersigned members of the U.S. national security community conclude that the effects of climate change present a strategically-signficant risk to U.S. national security and international security, and that the U.S. must advance a comprehensive policy for addressing this risk.
Our conclusion is due in part, but not limited to, the following determinations:

Climate change increases stress on water, food and energy security both in the U.S. and globally, resulting in unique and hard-to-predict security risks, based on a combination of rapidly changing physical, environmental, economic, social and political conditions;

Stresses resulting from climate change can increase the likelihood of intra or international conflict, state failure, mass migration, and the creation of additional ungoverned spaces, across a range of strategically-signi cant regions, including but not limited to the Middle East and North Africa, Central Asia, the Indo-Asia-Pacific, and the Arctic regions;

Climate change is causing significant change in…

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October 2, 2016 - Posted by | Uncategorized

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