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Climate Change Could Make ‘Military Equipment Useless,’ Experts Warn – Military.com

CAMP HUMPHREYS, South Korea — Leaders from defense institutes across the world converged in Seoul this week to raise the alarm on military threats posed by “irreversible and abrupt climate change.” Global temperatures are expected to reach or surpass a…

Global warming a threat to U.S. security – bedfordgazette.com

Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III declared global warming an existential threat to U.S. national security at a White House climate summit earlier this year. Using language normally applied to conventional adversaries like China and Russia, Austin described the…

This adorable rabbit relative sounds an alarm for global warming – National Geographic

A critter the size and shape of a furry russet potato, with Mickey Mouse ears, and no tail, the American pika might not be your standard “iconic” species. But the charismatic rabbit-relative is integral to the high-alpine landscapes of the…

Second Opinion: Here’s how the U.S. military can better fight the ‘existential threat’ of climate change – Los Angeles Times

Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III declared global warming an existential threat to U.S. national security at a White House climate summit earlier this year. Using language normally applied to conventional adversaries like China and Russia, Austin described the…

How global warming causes both extreme heat and cold weather – ZME Science

Texas Guardsmen assist a motorist stuck on snow and ice on February 17, 2021 in Abilene, Texas.  Photo: Texas Army National Guard/Staff Sgt. Yvonne Ontiveros It’s obvious how global warming can lead to record-breaking surface temperatures and heatwaves. After all, there’s…

Making clean hydrogen is hard, but researchers just solved a major hurdle

(University of Texas at Austin) Researchers from The University of Texas at Austin have found a low-cost way to solve one half of the water-splitting equation to produce hydrogen as clean energy — using sunlight to efficiently split off oxygen molecules from water. The finding represents a step forward toward greater adoption of hydrogen as a key part of our energy infrastructure.

The delicate balance of protecting river deltas and society

(University of Texas at Austin) Researchers at The University of Texas at Austin and Texas Tech University created a novel analysis tool that seeks to protect the millions of people living on urban river deltas, while preserving the environmental and commercial viability of these landscapes.

Trump Says Global Warming Efforts Don’t Work Because ‘Rest of the World’ is ‘Filthy’ – Newsweek

Republican former President Donald Trump has told conservative talk show host Bill O’Reilly that efforts to fight global warming don’t work because the rest of the world is “filthy.” Trump made his comment during a Thursday interview. O’Reilly asked him…

Climate Change Takes Center Stage Again At The Pentagon

Speaking to American troops at RAF Mildenhall, England, on his trip to Europe, President Biden recounted an exchange with the Joint Chiefs as vice president: “This is not a joke. Do you know what the Joint Chiefs told us the…

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