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特朗普的气候变化选择

华盛顿——计划既是成功军事行动的关键——而且在很多情况下,也是取得一般成功的关键——而我这样的美国海军陆战队恰恰以此为骄傲的资本。但如果你像我一样拥有30年的从军经验,就会知道有效的计划一定不会是静止不变的;计划的执行环境往往出现出人意料或令人惊讶的变化。唐纳德·特朗普月初在总统竞选中获胜就是这样一种变化。

我们可能需要很长时间去理解新环境。但我们必须开始调整——而且随着对事实了解的不断深入而不断延续这一调整过程。否则,我们就有可能面临严重的战略威胁——其中最严重的威胁可能是气候变化。

地球表面温度升高代表了全球经济和军事环境的根本转变。 这绝不仅仅是某些所谓“精英”认为天气会变得暖和一点。 气候变化绝非微不足道;气候变化的安全影响也不容忽视。

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