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Bill ties climate to national security

Seeks assessments by CIA, Pentagon

'The Pentagon has plans for every conceivable -- and often inconceivable -- contingency,' Representative Edward J. Markey, said.
"The Pentagon has plans for every conceivable -- and often inconceivable -- contingency," Representative Edward J. Markey, said. (Globe File Photo) Globe File Photo
By Bryan Bender
Globe Staff / April 9, 2007

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WASHINGTON -- The CIA and Pentagon would for the first time be required to assess the national security implications of climate change under proposed legislation intended to elevate global warming to a national defense issue. (Full article: 995 words)

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