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Armies Must Ready For Global Warming Role

From here (and this is a small excerpt of a longer article): http://www.planetark.com/dailynewsstory.cfm/newsid/42799/story.htm

UK: June 26, 2007

LONDON == Global warming is such a threat to security that military planners must build it into their calculations, the head of Britain’s armed forces said on Monday.

Jock Stirrup, chief of the defence staff, said risks that climate change could cause weakened states to disintegrate and produce major humanitarian disasters or exploitation by armed groups had to become a feature of military planning.

Air Marshal Sir Graham Eric Stirrup, (1949 – ): http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jock_Stirrup

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