GAO Says Pentagon Should Do More To Prep For Climate Change

Soldiers assigned to the 120th Combined Arms Battalion, 30th Heavy Brigade Combat Team, participate in desert training at the National Training Center at Fort Irwin, Calif., in 2009.
Soldiers assigned to the 120th Combined Arms Battalion, 30th Heavy Brigade Combat Team, participate in desert training at the National Training Center at Fort Irwin, Calif., in 2009.
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For close to a decade, the Department of Defense has recognized the growing threat of climate change for military installations.

The Government Accountability Office has been digging into the Pentagon’s preparations. And its new report to congress says the U.S. military isn’t doing enough. 

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