Saturday, January 30, 2010

Pentagon Review To Address Climate Change For The First Time

Scientists had previously conceded that the speed with which glaciers in the Himalayas are melting had been greatly overhyped. Photo from The Telegraph

From The Hill:

The Pentagon is addressing climate change for the first time in its sweeping review of military strategy.

The Pentagon is set to release the Quadrennial Defense Review (QDR) on Monday, along with the 2011 budget request.

In the review, Pentagon officials conclude that climate change will act as an “accelerant of instability and conflict,” ultimately placing a burden on civilian institutions and militaries around the world.

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My Comment: With the controversy over University of East Anglia's handling of the data that pro-global warming proponents have been using to promote their cause now in doubt .... it is at this time that the Pentagon decides to spend limited resources and monies on pursuing this (yes) questionable issue.

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