Government Matters (Full Show) – January 9, 2019


Climate change’s impact on military installations around the world

John Conger, director of the Center for Climate and Security and former principal deputy under secretary at the Defense Department, discusses how climate change is affecting military bases and construction of new facilities.

Energy & climate implications of the National Security Strategy

Sharon Burke, senior adviser at New America and former assistant secretary of defense for operational energy plans and programs, discusses energy competition between the U.S. and China, and why renewable energy has economic benefits beyond helping the planet.

The Pentagon Beat – January 9, 2019

Marjorie Censer, editor of Inside Defense, and Tony Bertuca, chief editor of Inside the Pentagon, discuss the impact the partial shutdown is having on defense contractors, and the Trump administration possibly using defense funding to build a border wall.