Feb. 26, 2013 - The U.S. Department of Defense has released a comprehemsive Climate Change Adaptation Roadmap that details the Department's plan for managing the effects of climate change on its operations and infrastructure in both the short and long term.
Long a leader on measures to address climate change, the U.S. military's Climate Change Adaptation Roadmap is a blueprint for addressing climate related impacts in a national security context. See GLOBE-Net article 'Renewable Energy Major Priority for Military'.
The Defense Department's strategic focus on climate change adaptation began in 2010 with the publication of the Quadrennial Defense Review (QDR) by the U.S. Secretary of Defense. read more>>>