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U.S. Climate Report: National Security Implications

November 28, 2018

Episode Notes:

The latest U.S. National Climate Assessment (NCA) has just been released to the public. We brought Joshua Busby, Associate Professor at the LBJ School of Public Affairs The University of Texas at Austin, distinguished scholar at the Strauss Center, nonresident Fellow with the Chicago Council on Global Affairs, and Senior Research Fellow at the Center for Climate & Security, to talk about the national security implications of the report's findings.

[ 0:18 ] Intro
[ 1:10 ] Significance of report to the U.S.
[ 2:53 ] National security threats from climate change
[ 4:51 ] Short-term policy recommendation
[ 6:53 ] Collective action given security competition