Whether they are facing stronger storms, agricultural declines or vanishing coastlines, communities and ecosystems across the globe are already dealing with the impacts of climate change. For years, CI has been sounding the alarm on the issue, emphasizing the need for immediate action in order to reduce the effects of climate change and empower communities to adapt to the changes that will occur.
Now U.S. leaders agree on the direness of the situation. Military and intelligence analysts have acknowledged that climate change will pose an increasing threat to U.S. security as effects such as drought, flooding and food shortages cause political instability, spread of infectious disease and massive migrations, among other problems.
Read John M. Broder’s New York Times article, “Climate Change Seen as Threat to U.S. Security“.
Or learn more about CI’s work to combat climate change