Climate and Social Stress: Implications for Security Analysis. Committee on Assessing the Impacts of Climate Change on Social and Political Stresses Board on Environmental Change and Society NATIONAL RESEARCH COUNCIL 2013 (released November 2012). sample.
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Committee on Assessing the Impacts of Climate Change on Social and Political Stresses
Board on Environmental Change and Society
NATIONAL RESEARCH COUNCIL
2013 (released November 2012)
Stott et al. 2010
Hansen et al. 2012
2010 2011 2012
2.3:1 2.7:1 9.0:1
The ratio of record daily highs (red) to record daily lows (blue) at about 1,800 weather stations in the 48 contiguous United States from Jan. 1950 to Sept. 2009. Meehl et al. GRL 2009
Update using NOAA data: Climatecommunication.org thru Jun 18, 2012
…it is prudent for security analysts to expect climate surprises in the coming decade, including
The surprises are most likely to result from the interaction of climate events and social circumstances
Troublesome interactions can be expected to become progressively more serious and more frequent over time, probably at an accelerating rate
Develop a systematic and enduring whole-of-government strategy for monitoring threats connected to climate change in order to inform choices about reducing vulnerability