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Panetta Beats War Drums on Climate Change

James64 Wrote: May 06, 2012 9:47 AM
BTW - I agree this is political. The stretch of climate change affecting defense is ludicrous. For an organization that adapts to weather (climate) on a daily basis to suddenly imply an inability to do so in the future - with decades in which to adapt - can only be political.

Global warming has been off the energy-news radar as high gas prices have usurped the spotlight—however Defense Secretary Leon Panetta has brought it back. “Defense Secretary?” you might ask. “Not Energy Secretary Steven Chu or EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson?”

No. It was Leon Panetta, who, at an Environmental Defense Fund reception on Thursday May 3, declared “The area of climate change has a dramatic impact on national security.” (Are we going to declare war on countries like Canada for backing out of the Kyoto climate change commitments, or China and India for never supporting them in the first...

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