Wednesday, September 8, 2010

Another military leader warns of consequences of climate change

This time it's a Canadian naval officer:
A navy planner says the Canadian Forces must be ready to be called to the front lines in the battle against the effects of climate change.

A recently published article by Lt.-Cmdr. Ray Snook of the defence department’s directorate of maritime strategy says the military may have to step in if conflicts flare over dwindling supplies of food and water.

From the Star (h/t pogge). Curiously, no mention is made of the US as a source of trouble we might have to defend ourselves against...

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