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Pentagon announces climate working group

Date: Wednesday, March 10, 2021
Source: Ellen Mitchell, The Hill
Pentagon announces climate working group

The Pentagon on Wednesday announced the creation of a working group to respond to President Biden’s series of executive orders aimed at addressing the climate crisis.

“Climate change presents a growing threat to U.S. national security interests and defense objectives,” Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin wrote in a March 9 memo to senior Pentagon leadership and combatant command leaders. “The changing climate is altering the global security and operating environments, impacting our missions, plans and installations.”

View the Full Article: https://thehill.com/policy/defense/542632-pentagon-announces-climate-working-group