If we want “national security,” we must establish “climate security”

FACT SHEET: No National Security without Climate Security

Environmentalists know that EVERYTHING IS INTERCONNECTED.  This is true about public policy issues too. We cannot have “national security” unless we have “climate security,” because climate disruptions makes the U.S. (and the rest of the world) INSECURE and causes global disruptions (environmental catastrophes, massive migrations of climate refugees, etc.) that endanger “national security” and result in escalating military violence.

See the FACT SHEET posted below to understand how the U.S. government’s pitifully small spending to protect the climate compares to its enormously gigantically outrageous spending for the military.

The National Priorities Project (www.nationalpriorities.org) researched and produced the FACT SHEET I’m linking here:

The Institute for Policy Studies (www.ips-dc.org) is an amazingly smart multi-issue organization.  IPS posted it to their website too:  https://ips-dc.org/fact-sheet-no-national-security-without-climate-security/


Politicians (Biden and others) who SAY they care about the climate keep under-funding climate protections while OVER-funding militarism.

The public needs to organize opposition to these suicidal policies.






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Since the late 1960s Glen Anderson has devoted his life to working as a volunteer for peace, nonviolence, social justice, and progressive political issues. He has worked through many existing organizations and started several. Over the years he has worked especially for such wide-ranging goals as making peace with Vietnam, eliminating nuclear weapons, converting from a military economy to a peacetime economy, abolishing the death penalty, promoting nonviolence at all levels throughout society, and helping people organize and strategize for grassroots movements to solve many kinds of problems. He writes, speaks, and conducts training workshops on a wide variety of topics. Since 1987 he has produced and hosted a one-hour cable TV interview program on many kinds of issues. Since 2017 he has blogged at https://parallaxperspectives.org He lives in Lacey near Olympia WA. You can reach him at (360) 491-9093 glen@parallaxperspectives.org