12 Feb '18, 5am

President Trump’s national security strategy omits climate change. https://t.co/knTsnGUn7y

President Trump’s national security strategy omits climate change. In a sharp reversal from Obama’s 2015 national security plan, which considered climate change an “urgent and growing threat to our national security,” Trump’s new strategy fails to even name-check it. Instead, the plan focuses on building up defense and ensuring energy security. The new strategy was unveiled in a speech on Monday. Its main points center on advancing American influence, building up defense, and ensuring reciprocal relationships with other nations. The strategy does drop a mention of the importance of environmental stewardship in a section titled ‘Embrace Energy Dominance.’ “For the first time in generations, the United States will be an energy-dominant nation,” it reads , and calls for a diversity of energy resources from coal and natural gas to renewables and nuclear energy. But, overall, t...

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