Climate Change Becomes Priority Threat to U.S. Security

Climate-induced chaos, triggered by violent storms, drought, mass migration and pandemics, is of grave concern to military and intelligence analysts in the Obama Administration.

The conflict in southern Sudan, which has killed and displaced tens of thousands of people, is partly a result of drought in Darfur.. Lynsey Addario NYTimesIf the United States does not lead the world in reducing fossil-fuel consumption and thus emissions of global warming gases, proponents of this view say, a series of global environmental, social, political and possibly military crises loom that the nation will urgently have to address.