Climate Change

President Trump to Reverse Obama’s Recognition of Climate Change as a National Security Threat

The designation will disappear under Trump’s new strategy plan.

President Trump will remove former President Obama’s declaration of climate change as a national security threat, according to a report on Trump’s new national security strategy plan. The new plan cements his platform of “America First” by propping up American interests, the Associated Press reports.
Last year, a coalition of 25 military and national security experts warned that climate change poses a “significant risk to US national security and international security.” Moreover, the U.S. Department of Defense has called climate change a “threat multiplier,” which could demand greater humanitarian and military intervention.
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