Defense One: Paris Pullout Shows How The US Is Shrugging Off Its Global Leadership

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Welton Chang, Fellow with Truman National Security Project and co-director of Truman’s Philadelphia chapter, discusses the impacts of the United States’ sole decision to pullout of the Paris Agreement. “The United States is the world’s sole holdout from the Paris Climate Agreement, now that Syria has announced that it will sign on. As representatives from… Read more »

Just Security: Military Planning for the Climate Century

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Mark Nevitt, retired Commander in the Unites States Navy and Truman National Security Project Defense Council Member, discusses how the military should begin planning for the threats posed by climate change in an article for Just Security.  “Climate change has been described as the world’s greatest environmental threat. But it is also increasingly understood as… Read more »

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 »

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