Strategic Defense Impacts of Climate Change

If you’ve tuned in to the Climate Hour before, you’ve heard us explain that the burning of fossil fuels has led to an increase in greenhouse gases that have trapped the heat from the sun and increased the average of our planet’s surface temperature; that this global warming is causing the planet’s climate patterns to change, and that this climate change is leading to an increase in the frequency and severity of natural weather disasters. But we really haven’t explored the global impacts of these weather disasters. We’re talking about nations that are becoming deserts or being submerged under rising oceans. We’re talking about crop failures leading to mass starvation, the loss of drinking water, and the spread of infectious diseases … epidemics and pandemics.

Join host, Bob Grove, and Brigadeer General Wendell Chris King (Ret.) to discuss the Strategic Defense Impacts of Climate Change.

General King served our nation for 45 years. He retired from federal service in 2016, and was named Dean Emeritus of the Command and General Staff college. General King holds a Ph.D. in environmental engineering from the University of Tennessee and two Masters Degrees – a MS in Civil Engineering from Tennessee Technical University and a MA in National Security and Strategic Studies from the Naval War College. General King is a founding member of the Global Military Advisory Council on Climate Change (