Global Military Leaders Call for Action on Climate along with COP 21

On Monday, 7 December 2015, in Paris, a group of military leaders from around the world launched the “GMACCC Call for Action 2015” at COP 21. The Global Military Advisory Council on Climate Change (GMACCC) members emphasized the need to adapt to climate stress, with the military as a key contributor to climate preparedness.

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Want America to Remain Exceptional?  Try Leading on Climate Change

Americans have always been a very patriotic people, and I am no exception. Having traveled to over 60 countries and done business in many, I am always excited to come back to what I consider to be the best place to live on the planet. My feelings are not unique. In a recent Pew Research Center Poll, 86% of Americans affirmed their belief that the United States either stands above all other countries in the world or is at least one of the greatest countries in the world.

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Australian Defense Force responds to Climate Change

Australians are facing a changing climate more than almost any developed country. The Australian military is working with U.S. and U.K militarizes to prepare for the security implications of these changes, especially given threats to nearby Pacific islands.

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El Niño and the Case for Microgrids

Winter is coming to the United States’ national electric grid. El Niño – an ocean temperature event that affects global weather – is on its way and is expected to be one of the strongest events in recent history. Already, we have seen El Nino’s warmer ocean currents create severe weather conditions, causing blackouts throughout the Asian and Pacific regional energy grids.

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ASP in Colorado: Climate Change and Security in the Heartland

In September, 2015, ASP visited Colorado to examine and discuss the threats of climate change to national security for a state at the front line of climate.

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ASP Generals Argue for Renewable Fuels

Last week Retired Army Generals gathered in Iowa to discuss the importance of biofuels in strengthening America’s national security. Ret. Gen. Wesley Clark, Ret. Maj. Gen. Paul Eaton and Ret. Brig. Gen. Steven Anderson gathered to advocate on behalf of VoteVets.org. One of the issues discussed was keeping in place the current Renewable Fuel Standard, […]

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American Security Project 2015-07-27 18:42:40

American Security Project announces the launch of The Business Council for American Security (BCAS), a permanent membership group supporting ASP.

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Panel Recap: Can the IAEA Effectively Verify the Iran Nuclear Agreement?

The Iran Nuclear Agreement placates one major concern regarding international security. This deal ensures that Iran’s nuclear program will be severely limited to peaceful purposes.

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