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Congress Continues to Affirm that Climate Security is National Security

, Climate Resilience Analyst

With the enactment of the FY21 NDAA, Congress again demonstrates bipartisan support for increasing the military’s readiness to a climate change-fueled future. Read more >

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House of Representatives Tells Pentagon to Ignore Climate Change Science

, , Deputy director, Center for Science & Democracy

The House giveth, the House taketh away. Last Friday, I wrote about how the House Armed Services Committee, in its funding bill for the Department of Defense, encouraged DoD to give its scientists adequate funding to travel to scientific meetings. It was a great example of the House of Representatives supporting science and scientists. And then came West Virginia Representative David McKinley. Read more >

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