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On the Hill Today: Sherri Goodman on Climate Change and the Federal Budget

800px-United_States_Capitol_Building-_west_front_editSherri Goodman, Executive Director of the CNA Corporation’s Military Advisory Board (that just released a major new report on climate change and national security) will be speaking before the Senate Budget Committee today at 10:00AM ET. According to the committee website, the hearing, titled “The Costs of Inaction: The Economic and Budgetary Consequences of Climate Change,” will explore: “how climate change is not only an environmental and economic challenge, but also increasingly a fiscal challenge, and will examine how failing to mitigate the risks associated with climate change will affect the U.S. federal budget.” Click here for the full details of the hearing (including the full roster of participants), and stay tuned for both a video of the testimonies, and links to the written submissions.

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  1. Vlad Fomin says:

    Of course, any talk about the risks for mankind – with the obvious climate change – scare the public. Examples of trouble – a lot: in the United States – a tornado; in Russia – anomalous zhvara. But no one does anything. For – climate stabilization. Stabilize the climate in the northern hemisphere – was possible only in July and August 2014. Neither the U.S. nor Russia no one dared to carry out minor works … In 2015, disasters – are inevitable. If – no work needed to start now – we do not have time to prepare for work in July-August 2015, to stabilize the climate by 2016 th … Predictions – disappointing.

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