Pentagon Report: US Military Could Collapse Within 20 Years Due to Climate Change

According to a new U.S. Army report, Americans could face a horrifically grim future from climate change involving blackouts, disease, thirst, starvation and war. The study found that the US military itself might also collapse. This could all happen over the next two decades, the report notes.

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by Nafeez Ahmed
Oct 25 2019, 2:00am

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The report says a combination of global starvation, war, disease, drought, and a fragile power grid could have cascading, devastating effects.

According to a new U.S. Army report, Americans could face a horrifically grim future from climate change involving blackouts, disease, thirst, starvation and war. The study found that the US military itself might also collapse. This could all happen over the next two decades, the report notes.

The senior US government officials who wrote the report are from several key agencies including the Army, Defense Intelligence Agency, and NASA. The study called on the Pentagon to urgently prepare for the possibility that domestic power, water, and food systems might collapse due to the impacts of climate change as we near mid-century.

The report was commissioned by General Mark Milley, Trump’s new chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, making him the…

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4 thoughts on “Pentagon Report: US Military Could Collapse Within 20 Years Due to Climate Change

    • The way I envision it, Tube, it’s the grid that’s most unreliable (as I understand it’s a total patchwork system under no real centralized control), and you can’t retain a centralized government or military without a reliable communication network. I suppose they could go back to using carrier pigeons, but I don’t think there are enough of them.

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