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A National Security Crisis: President Trump’s Repeal of the Clean Power Plan and U.S. Removal from the Paris Agreement

By   /  November 15, 2017  /  Climate Change, Economy / Trade, Foreign Relations, National Security Law & Policy, Public / Mental Health  /  No Comments

By: Abigail Kittredge One of the most significant and controversial crises facing Americans today is climate change. Despite a minority of skeptics, climate change has become a widely accepted occurrence. Until recently, few governments were focusing on decreasing their country’s emissions of greenhouse gases. The harsh reality is that no single country can alone slow […]

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Climate Change: A Threat to our National Security?

By   /  November 18, 2014  /  National Security Law, National Security Law & Policy  /  No Comments

Secretary of State John Kerry and Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel took the world stage in October of this year asserting that climate change poses a national security threat to the United States. When confronted with the terrorist threat from the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS), most conservatives believe climate change is a topic […]

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Countries Begin Announcing Emissions Goals Ahead of Copenhagen Summit

By   /  November 20, 2009  /  Unsorted  /  No Comments

In swift succession, almost all industrialized nations have announced national plans to cut heat-trapping emissions in the coming years, the New York Times reported today. Notable exceptions to the announcements were China and the United States, two countries whose leaders met privately last week, and reportedly discussed climate change, among other issues. China is a […]

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