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Matching Resources to Security Risk: the Climate Change Anomaly

Our piece in the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, written with Christine Parthemore of the CenterĀ  for a New American Security, addresses the discrepancy between U.S. financial and political capital spent on combating three security risks (WMDs, terrorism and economic crisis) and the financial and political capital spent on combating the security risk of climate change. It makes the point that the U.S. national security establishment has recognized the threat of climate change as comparable to other security risks, but U.S. policy-makers have not responded accordingly. See the full article here, and cross-posted below:

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