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Climate and Security Week in Review: June 4-10


Coast Guard participates in joint Arctic search and rescue exercise. Photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Grant DeVuyst

Here are a list of notable headlines and comments on climate and security matters from the past week. If we’ve missed any, let us know.

  • . global trends document was one of the first to really explain the security implications of climate change, says Dr. Suzanne Fry via @CarnegiEndow
  • A consistent weakness of the Global Trends reports is that we always underestimate the speed of these trends, explains Dr. Fry. Diversification is so important in collecting this data and staying open to quick changes. via @CarnegieEndow
  • Remarkable NOAA data, reflecting rising seas: “The U.S. average high tide flood frequency is now 50 percent greater since 2000 and 100 percent greater than it was 30 years ago.” Related story: via @capitalweather

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