Climate Change in the Worldwide Threat Assessment of the US Intelligence Community

12 May 2017 | Caitlin Werrell and Francesco Femia


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Director of National Intelligence, Dan Coats, released yesterday the 2017 “Worldwide Threat Assessment of the US Intelligence Community.” Consistent with threat assessments and memorandums from the National Intelligence Council and CIA during both the GW Bush and Obama Administrations, the assessment raises concerns about the national security implications of a changing climate, air pollution, and stressed natural resources.


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