- Defense department says wild weather could endanger 1,700 sites
- Findings run counter to White House views on climate
Nearly half of US military sites are threatened by wild weather linked to climate change, according to a new Pentagon study whose findings run contrary to White House views on global warming.
Drought, wind and flooding that occurs due to reasons other than storms topped the list of natural disasters that endanger 1,700 military sites worldwide, from large bases to outposts, said the US Department of Defense (DoD).
Link : Climate change threatens half of US bases worldwide, Pentagon report finds