ASP’s Climate Security Report Quoted in National Defense Magazine

posted on December 3, 2013 at 4:15 pm

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In an article examining the U.S. Military’s preparedness for climate change, National Defense Magazine heavily quoted ASP’s 2012 Climate Security Report:
“The military and government rely on physical infrastructure to protect our nation from outside threats and virtual infrastructure to maintain a strong homeland, both of which are threatened by extreme weather caused by climate change,” says the study. The rising costs of coping and recovering from climate-related disasters could sap the United States as a global power, the study contends. “A robust economy is necessary for strong national security because it allows us to invest in the structures that keep people safe.”  
Read the rest of the article at National Defense Magazine and be sure to check out ASP’s research on climate security.
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