Climate change has been a popular topic in the news lately, what with the dire reports released by the United Nations and the National Climate Assessment stating that the effects of global warming are upon us and are irreversible.
This has concerned the military, as the Department of Defense has stated it “expects climate change to challenge its ability to fulfill its mission in the future.”
Thankfully, the House of Representatives has the Science Committee to do the military’s thinking for them on this issue. And they’re requesting the Department of Defense not spend any time worrying about climate change.
I’m sorry. I misspoke. They’re trying to make it law that the Department of Defense spend no resources studying climate change or any of its effects. Continue reading