CNA Corporation: National Security and the Threat of Climate Change

The environment has evolved from a domestic social issue to a national security issue.  As a consequence, the military is now paying closer attention to the challenges and consequences of  global environmental instability.  Addressing these new challenges requires a revision of traditional military planning and strategy.

In 2007, the CNA Corporation produced an important report titled “National Security and the Threat of Climate Change,” on the environment and national security.  The report explains how these two subjects are interconnected in the 21st Century, and attempts to link the importance of environmental instability to national security strategy.

Read the full report summary by Peter Gatziolis, CNA Corporation: National Security and the Threat of Climate Change.

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