Just Security: Climate Change and Arctic Security – Five Key Questions Impacting the Future of Arctic Governance

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Mark Nevitt, retired Commander in the Unites States Navy and Truman National Security Project Defense Council Member, laid out five key questions to consider when determining the future of the Arctic in an article for Just Security.  “The day-to-day news cycle focuses on critically important national security issues, such as North Korea saber rattling, the… Read more »

Defense One: The Hurricanes, National Security, and What Comes Next

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Michael Breen, CEO and President of Truman Center of National Policy and Truman National Security Project, discussed the relationship between recent natural disasters and climate change for Defense One.  “As America mourns at least 60 people killed by Hurricane Harvey and begins to count the toll from Irma, political discourse in the United States is rightly focused… Read more »

Fortune: How the Department of Energy Can Bring Another 40 Years of Innovation

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Jon Powers, founder of Operation Free, discussed energy security and the future of energy innovation in this piece for Fortune. “Forty years ago, with the stroke of a pen, President Jimmy Carter signed the legislation that created the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), an agency that touches each and every American’s life. This happened in… Read more »

The Hill: Keep Climate Change Amendment in the NDAA

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Welton Chang, Fellow with Truman National Security Project and co-director of Truman’s Philadelphia chapter, spoke to The Hill about the importance of keeping the climate change amendment in the NDAA.  “Two weeks ago, the House Armed Services Committee passed an amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) in order to bolster our defense against climate change…. Read more »

GTM: Apollo’s Shield – Clean Energy is the ‘Ultimate Weapon’ Against Russian Security Threats

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Jonathan Morgenstein, Operation Free Veteran and Truman National Security Project Security Fellow, lays out how increasing U.S. renewables is integral to dealing with Russian aggression in Greentech Media.  “In January, Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis called Russia the “principal threat” to America today. But despite Russia’s might, there’s a glaring chink in its otherwise impenetrable… Read more »

Defense One: If Trump Won’t Fight Climate Change, We Must – for the Troops’ Sake

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Michael Breen, CEO and President of Truman National Security Project and Truman Center for National Policy, and Sherri Goodman, member of the Center for Climate and Security’s Advisory Board and former Deputy Undersecretary of Defense for Environmental Security, co-authored a piece on the national security implications of leaving the Paris Agreement.  “In the wake of President… Read more »

The Detroit News: Paris withdrawal bad for U.S.

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Joe Tate, Operation Free Veteran and Truman National Security Project Defense Council Member, discusses the consequences of leaving the Paris Climate Agreement in The Detroit News. “President Donald Trump recently withdrew the country from the Paris Agreement, a landmark pact to mitigate greenhouse gas emissions. This decision will negatively affect America’s national security, economic stability,… Read more »

Los Angeles Times: Donald Trump let the U.S. down by withdrawing from Paris Agreement

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Andrea Marr, Operation Free Veteran and Truman National Security Project Defense Council Member, discusses the consequences of leaving the Paris Climate Agreement in the Los Angeles Times. On Thursday afternoon in the Rose Garden at the White House, President Trump demonstrated a failure of leadership, an ignorance of national security and hypocrisy around his message… Read more »

Boston Herald: McKinnon – Military sees climate change threat

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Brendan McKinnon, Operation Free Veteran and Truman National Security Project Defense Council Member, was featured in the the Boston Herald discussing the Paris Climate Agreement. Last weekend, hundreds of civic leaders, veterans, and community members gathered at South Boston High School to commemorate the 100-year anniversary of America’s involvement in World War I. Though the… Read more »

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