Climate Change is Putting the Australian Defence Force Under Pressure

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Climate change is a security threat. Climate change poses a significant and growing threat to human and societal wellbeing, threatening food, water, health and national security. Global military forces are labelling climate change a “threat multiplier”. The UK and US militaries are rapidly preparing for climate change while Australia lags behind. Strong action to reduce greenhouse gas emissions is critical for limiting the security implications of a changing climate.