Accession Number:

AD1047821

Title:

Climate Change and the Department of Defense: An Introduction

Descriptive Note:

Journal Article - Open Access

Corporate Author:

Marine Corps University Quantico United States

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2016-10-24

Pagination or Media Count:

19.0

Abstract:

The following essay is an introduction to the journals special issue on climate change and policy. The article gives a general overview of the Department of Defenses policy architecture as related to climate change as a means to introduce key issues, documents, and events related to the articles that follow. The author also details the evolution of climate change policy within the Department of Defense from passive neglect in 2006 to active concern in 2015.

Subject Categories:

  • Military Forces and Organizations
  • Meteorology

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE