BGen Cheney: Climate Change Threat to Middle East Security

posted on November 26, 2012 at 11:50 am

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ASP CEO BGen Steve Cheney, USMC (Ret.) participated in a panel discussion as part of the Climate Reality Project, a 24-hour newscast on climate change. The Climate Reality Project is headed by former Vice President Al Gore, who participated on the panel with Gen. Cheney.

Gen. Cheney participated in multiple panels, one on the opening hour of the Climate Reality Project, and another on East Africa.

Below is video of the 16th hour of The Climate Reality Project, which discussed threats to the Middle East due to climate change. Changing weather patterns, drought, and altered food production are undermining fragile governments around the world. To watch the full hour of the Climate Reality Project’s “Middle East” session, click on the video below.

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To check out Gen. Cheney on the first hour of the Climate Reality Project – discussing the need for the U.S. military to lead on climate change – click here.

To check out Gen. Cheney on the 17th hour of The Climate Reality Project – discussing the threat to East Africa, click here.

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