Climate change poses new test for US military

Changing weather pattern becoming an important factor in America’s worldwide security calculations.

    Climate change is one of the biggest issues facing world leaders today, and it is not just posing environmental and humanitarian challenges.

    The issue is also now forcing nations to look at the impact on security, both at home and beyond national borders.

    The US military is already anticipating those problems, developing new technologies to deal with those challenges. 

    Al Jazeera's Tom Ackerman reports from Washington DC.

     

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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