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Climate Change and National Security

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Climate Change and National Security

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Climate Change and National Security

Climate Change and National Security

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Two recent studies say the changes global warming will bring — drought, crop failures, rising sea levels — could stress vulnerable nations and lead to civil and political unrest. The author of one of the papers discusses how global warming could also be a matter of national security.

Peter Schwartz, author, Inevitable Surprises: Thinking Ahead in a Time of Turbulence; co-founder and chairman, Global Business Network