Lawmakers — including 11 Republicans — tell Trump climate change is a national security threat

The administration’s National Security Strategy document omits climate risks. In a move that contradicted nearly three decades of military planning, the Trump administration in December backed away from calling climate change a national security threat.

On Friday, a bipartisan group of 106 House members sent a letter to the president asking him to reconsider.

Conspicuously absent from the National Security Strategy report released last month was any mention of climate issues critical to national security, like how extreme weather drives conflict or how rising sea levels are a looming danger for...

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By: Vox - Friday, 12 January

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