How the Military Is (Quietly) Defying Trump by Battling Climate Change


Barack Obama ordered the U.S. military to directly prepare for climate change. Donald Trump’s White House reversed that policy.

So what’s a general to do?

Tara Copp, Pentagon bureau chief for Military Times, takes us deep into the five-sided box to tell us what the military is doing to fight what they see as a real threat, not just a political football. With more and more civilians in need of rescue, shipyards sinking below sea level, and Arctic ice breaking up, top brass is taking action now and leaving labels for another day.

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