Pentagon full of ‘long haired freaky people’?

As an Anglican Minister mate of mine just said:

What do you think? Are they bleeding-heart pinko national traitors or just tree-hugging, dope-smoking, long-haired dirty hippies? (From the Pentagon.)

“Climate change poses another significant challenge for the United States and the world at large. As greenhouse gas emissions increase, sea levels are rising, average global temperatures are increasing, and severe weather patterns are accelerating. These changes, coupled with other global dynamics, including growing, urbanizing, more affluent populations, and substantial economic growth in India, China, Brazil, and other nations, will devastate homes, land, and infrastructure. Climate change may exacerbate water scarcity and lead to sharp increases in food costs. The pressures caused by climate change will influence resource competition while placing additional burdens on economies, societies, and governance institutions around the world. These effects are threat multipliers that will aggravate stressors abroad such as poverty, environmental degradation, political instability, and social tensions – conditions that can enable terrorist activity and other forms of violence. […]

“The impacts of climate change may increase the frequency, scale, and complexity of future missions, including defense support to civil authorities, while at the same time undermining the capacity of our
domestic installations to support training activities.”

http://www.defense.gov/pubs/2014_Quadrennial_Defense_Review.pdf

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