Climate change poses 'immediate risks' to national security, US military says
Last month the Department of Defense released what it called a "road map" to respond to climate change.
Scientists warned climate change could lead to "irreversible impacts" unless drastic action is taken on a global scale. Changes could include rising oceans and more extreme weather. And it's not just scientists or environmentalists sounding the alarm these days.
It's also the military.
Last month the Department of Defense released what it called a "road map" to respond to climate change. Joining Take Two for more is Francesco Femia. He's founding director of The Center for Climate and Security, a nonprofit policy institute based in Washington, DC.
You can access the reports mentioned in this interview below:
The US Department of Defense's Climate Change Adaptation Roadmap
The UN's Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change's Synthesis Report