The Pentagon intends to include climate change risk analysis in simulations and war games, reports zakon.kz with reference to TASS.
I fully support the President’s instruction to include climate issues as an essential element of our national security and analyze the impact of climate change on our security strategies, operations and infrastructure, the text says. “The Department of Defense has recognized since 2010 that global climate change has a dramatic impact on our operations, facilities and planning. Every year we see the effects of floods, droughts, wildfires and extreme weather events. US military chief Lloyd Austin
The Department of Defense will support the inclusion of climate risk analysis in simulations, war games and the next National Defense Strategy, he said.
US President Joe Biden signed three decrees on Wednesday to tackle climate change. According to the documents, the US administration will make environmental issues an integral part of foreign policy. It is also planned to create a White House internal policy office in the field of climate under the leadership of a climate adviser, as well as a corresponding working group.