Vice Admiral Lee Gunn, USN (Ret.), the President of the American Security Project, was quoted in the Huffington Post yesterday on the threat of climate change to national security. The destruction of Hurricane Sandy over the past few days is a reminder of that threat. From the article:
As far back as 2007, an elite Military Advisory Board of 11 retired three- and four-star generals and admirals from the Army, Navy, Air Force and Marine Corps warned that “climate change is and must be recognized as a threat to our national security.” Echoing this sentiment, Vice Admiral Lee Gunn, USN (Ret.), president of the bipartisan American Security Project, testified in 2009 before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee that taking this national security threat “head on is about preserving our way of life.”
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