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National Security

Pew's Gulledge discusses risks associated with extreme weather events

With the recent devastating floods in Pakistan, what is the impact of climate change on the United States' national security? During today's OnPoint, Jay Gulledge, senior scientist and director of the science and impacts program at the Pew Center on Global Climate Change, discusses the link between national security and climate change. He also addresses how lawmakers should use the series of recent extreme weather events to shape climate policy.