The Pentagon on Climate Change

Kevin Drum pointed his browser yesterday evening at this article in the Observer and then helpfully shared the results with us:

Climate change over the next 20 years could result in a global catastrophe costing millions of lives in wars and natural disasters..
A secret report, suppressed by US defence chiefs and obtained by The Observer, warns that major European cities will be sunk beneath rising seas as Britain is plunged into a ‘Siberian’ climate by 2020. Nuclear conflict, mega-droughts, famine and widespread rioting will erupt across the world.

This is the same report that good a good ride last month from Fortune, sending out some ripples not so much because of the science – this abrupt climate change stuff is old news but the source. When the Pentagon notices global climate change….

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