Climate Change THREATENING National Security?

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Published on 20 Sep 2019, 23:15
Holland Cooke interviews former U.S. Deputy under SECDEF and Senior Fellow at the Wilson Center Sherri Goodman about what climate change means for our national security. Military officials have long-classified climate change as a “threat multiplier” that triggers mass migrations, widens schisms between competitors in trade, and exacerbates the physical health of those involved in military operations worldwide.

Then, Rory Varrato of Extinction Rebellion breaks down how special interest groups are halting environmental legislation in its tracks. Because the media appears complicit in their limited coverage of climate change activism, Varrato advocates for non-violent protest to disrupt businesses and institutions as a way to garner attention to the global climate crisis that he claims has moved FAR beyond stages of prevention.

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