Members of the Climate Solutions Caucus met with national security experts on Wednesday to discuss the implication of the effect of extreme weather events on defense infrastructure and operations.

Panelists included John Conger, Director of the Center for Climate and Security; Alexandra Hackbarth, Director of Climate and Energy Security at the American Security Project; and Matt Borron, Executive Director for the Association of Defense Communities.

“This Climate Solutions Caucus panel was an educational look into how environmental factors affect our defense operations here in the U.S. and abroad. I’m glad we could welcome distinguished experts in national security to brief our bipartisan group on how these issues intersect as we prepare to consider the National Defense Authorization Act,” said Senator Mike Braun, co-chair of the Senate Climate Solutions Caucus.

The 14-member Senate caucus was launched in 2019 “designed to be a small and active working group, focused on solutions.”

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