Press coverage has started the day before the official launch of “National Security and the Threat of Climate Change
,” a report by 11 retired U.S. generals and admirals
organized by the CNA Corporation, a security think tank based in Alexandria, Virginia. Sherri Goodman, the former Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Environmental Security during the Clinton Administrations has assembled this group with financial support from the Rockefeller Family Foundations. The Washington Post
, New York Times
, and BBC
all have coverage. An extended press release
is available on the CNA site. The report will be available here
on Monday, April 16.
Stay tuned as UK Foreign Secretary Margaret Beckett
will make April 17 climate and security day at the UN Security Council.