U.S. Military Affirms Climate Change-War Link
Military Experts Issue a Warning Climate Skeptics Won't Want to Hear; A gripping new documentary explores the link between climate change and violent conflict.
Alexandra Rosenmann, March 24, 2017 (Alternet)
"…["The Hurt Locker" meets "An Inconvenient Truth," in “The Age of Consequences,” a chilling warning for climate skeptics from] members of the U.S. military…[Retired Brig. Gen. Stephen Cheney calls climate change] “an accelerant to instability"…[The documentary film] relies heavily on [a landmark Columbia University study] linking Syria's 2007−2010 drought to its 2011 civil war…[It shows how the long] drought forced 1.5 million Syrians to leave the countryside for cities, in search of work. Former U.S. Army officer and current Truman National Security Project Executive Officer Michael Breen observes that large numbers] of unemployed young men in a major city is not a recipe for social stability…” click here for more