Gallery: 15 US Military Leaders Say Climate Change Is a “Threat To Nati...

 

Climate change is a threat to national security, according to fifteen leaders in the US Armed Forces. As the US military has always been at the cutting-edge of technology — having developed everything from fighter jets that run on biofuel to solar powered backpacks for troops in Afghanistan — it is no surprise to learn that they are one of the biggest supporters of alternative fuels and energy. Despite certain conservative groups attacking clean energy programs, saying that they are part of “President Obama’s war on affordable energy”, the US military believes they make the armed forces more efficient and enhance military effectivenessEcoWatch has compiled a list of military personnel to show you that despite what Fox News might say, investment in clean energy does not come at the expense of national security.

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