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Climate-Security Rundown: A List of Recent Events You May Have Missed

Pakistan flood reliefThere’s been a lot of activity in the U.S. climate-national security space in recent weeks, including insightful commentary from retired flag officers and national security officials, and hearings in the U.S. Congress. Below is a short list of those happenings, including links to summaries and sources. If we have missed anything, please let us know in the comments section below!

  • Event: “National Security and Climate Change: What Do We Need to Know?
    July 29, 2014
    Convened by: Henry M. Jackson Foundation, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL), Woodrow Wilson Center
    Including remarks by Alice Hill, White House Senior Advisor for Preparedness and Resilience and Commander John Marburger, Climate Change Affairs Officer of the U.S. Navy’s Task Force Climate Change
    Details and summary here
  • Editorial in Science Magazine by RADM David Titley, USN (Ret.): “Ghosts from the past
    July 25, 2014
    Full Editorial here (though behind a paywall)
    Summary in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette here

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