Officials: Climate change harms security

Washington Post: 2007-04-29: NEW YORK (AP) – There are new concerns surrounding a new national security threat, that could support terrorism worldwide and draw our armed forces into regional conflicts in Africa,Asia and Latin America. No, it is not nuclear proliferation. Nor is it a new brand of religious fundamentalism. Believe it or not, but it is global warming. During the past few weeks, several groups — including the U.S. Congress,  U.N. Security Council and a panel of retired top-ranking military officers, — have considered the possibility that global warming may be a compelling threat to peace and security in coming decades.

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