Pentagon Urged To Overhaul Acquisition Programs To Address Climate

February 12, 2021
The Climate 21 Project, a group of former top Obama officials, is urging the Defense Department (DOD) to issue a “directive” making climate change central to the mission of its combatant commands while setting up a “strike force” to oversee major acquisition reforms that will impact energy purchases across the economy. “The President has made clear that tackling the climate crisis is a core mission of the [DOD] on par with the Pentagon’s highest obligations to the American people,” the...

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