Inefficient dealing with climate change will lead to a new world war

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Delivering Climate Security: International Security Responses to a Climate Changed World
By Nick Mabey
23 Apr 2008

This Whitehall Paper argues that the international response to climate security threats has been ‘slow and inadequate’ and nations need to integrate climate change into their security policy to prepare for worst case scenarios.

In the next decades, climate change will drive as significant a change in the strategic security environment as the end of the Cold War. If uncontrolled, climate change will have security implications of similar magnitude to the World Wars, but which will last for centuries.

The past will provide no guide to this coming future; a robust response will require clear assessments based on the best scientific projections.

Security sector actors must not just prepare to respond to the security challenges of climate change; they must also be part of the solution. This Whitehall Paper outlines a framework for climate security analysis and some of its implications for security policy, practice and institutional change.
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Well damn.
 
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Wanting things like oil and stuff.

Given that the price of oil, and its effect on food prices is already causing problems that so far elude profit-oriented organizations, even gradual climate changes will likely only make things worse. Unless something directly affects their profit margins in the near future, they will pass it off as a future generation's problem, and tell their accountants to keep counting their money.