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24 June 2010
National security consequences of climate change
Many of the potential environmental impacts of climate change are well publicized. Rising sea levels, the possibility of more powerful storms, ocean acidification, and a loss of biodiversity are becoming understood as likely consequences of warming. But along with those threats come the underappreciated risks of political and social unrest. To start raising awareness of these concerns the American Meteorological Society, AGU, the American Association for the Advancement of Science, …