|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Wed, 20 Mar 2019 11:26:39 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] CLIMATE: Flooding at Offutt Air Force Base (NE)|
Flooded U.S. Air Force base underscores climate risk to security: experts by Timothy Gardner Reuters March 18, 2019 WASHINGTON - Flooding at a U.S. Air Force base in Nebraska that damaged buildings and forced the removal of a plane integral to the nation’s nuclear attack response highlight the risks climate change poses to national security, experts said on Monday. U.S. President Donald Trump has repeatedly questioned whether humans cause climate change and has been angered by assessments from his military and intelligence agencies that say the phenomenon poses national security risks. Last week’s “bomb cyclone” storm flooded about 60 structures including 30 buildings at the Offutt Air Force Base, said Ryan Hansen, a spokesman for the 55th Wing, a unit providing reconnaissance, intelligence and combat support to U.S. leaders. … For the entire article, see https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-weather-airforce/flooded-us-air-force-base-underscores-climate-risk-to-security-experts-idUSKCN1QZ2IW -- Lenny Siegel Executive Director Center for Public Environmental Oversight a project of the Pacific Studies Center P.O. Box 998, Mountain View, CA 94042 Voice/Fax: 650/961-8918 <firstname.lastname@example.org> http://www.cpeo.org _______________________________________________ Military mailing list Military@lists.cpeo.org http://lists.cpeo.org/listinfo.cgi/military-cpeo.org
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