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Prepare now for accelerating climate threats, military officials warn

21 Feb 2019, TRF

Generals and defence officials warn that militaries must prepare now to deal with more frequent disasters, new conflicts and other risks as accelerating climate change brings threats that could draw in troops at home and abroad. The pressures on military resources will grow in tandem with increasingly frequent and severe disasters.