President Biden has called tackling the climate crisis a national security priority. The Department of the Navy recently issued a strategy called “Climate Action 2030.”
- Meredith Berger, assistant secretary of the Navy for Energy, Installations and Environment, said the new strategy is bold in that it is comprehensive and action-oriented.
- She said the Navy and Marine Corps have been doing assessments to understand how climate is impacting installations and are building to higher floodplain levels.
- The department is partnering with industry on solutions to reduce its carbon footprint and working to incorporate electric and hybrid vehicles.
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