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GLRPPR Sector Resource: Report of the Defense Science Board Task Force on Trends and Implications of Climate Change for National and International Security

Title:
Report of the Defense Science Board Task Force on Trends and Implications of Climate Change for National and International Security

Abstract:
The task force examined the implications of climate change from a global perspective,with a special focus on the African continent, and makes recommendations that can improve the U.S. approach to addressing the many challenges of climate change. First, they identified a need for a strong climate information system database, managed by the Department of Defense. Second, the task force recommends a whole of government approach to mitigating the effects of climate change and highlights the importance of engaging with international leaders in identifying global solutions.

URL:
http://www.acq.osd.mil/dsb/reports/ADA552760.pdf

Source:
Office of the Undersecretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics

Resource Type:
Article/report

Date of Publication:
2011

Associated Sectors:

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