Congress ignores biggest security risk: climate change
The following was published in the San Francisco Chronicle
By Jonathan Marshall | January 16, 2018
Just two weeks before Christmas, President Trump signed into law the 2018 National Defense Authorization Act, a nearly $700 billion wish list of Pentagon programs. Running about $90 billion above last year’s total budget, it sent a powerful message to voters that Congress and the White House won’t let anyone mess with American security.