VIDEO: Climate Change and National Security

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Dr. John Ohab is a new technology strategist at the Department of Defense Public Web Program.

As we continue our recap of the TEDxPentagon event, we move from Army technology to the hot topic of climate change.

In the above video, Oceanographer for the U.S. Navy, RADM David Titley, discusses climate change and its impending ramifications on national security. Listen as he details some of the top facts and figures you should know about climate change and your future, explained in terms that even the most unfamiliar with science would be able to understand.

Rear Admiral David W. Titley, Oceanographer and Navigator of the Navy

Rear Admiral David W. Titley, Oceanographer and Navigator of the Navy (Photo: U.S.Navy)

In 2009, RADM Titley assumed duties as oceanographer and navigator of the Navy and director, Task Force Climate Change. He has a Ph.D. in Meteorology and is a fellow of the American Meteorological Society. You’ll get to learn about some of his personal journey in science during his talk.

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