Sea Level Rise Threatens Military Bases

Mar 21, 2017

Sea level rise could affect 128 U.S. military installations according to a report by the Union of Concerned Scientists.
Credit Courtesy of the National Museum of the U.S. Navy's Photostream

A report by the Union of Concerned Scientists reveals that 128 U.S. military installations could be threatened by rising sea levels.

WUNC Military reporter Jay Price found that some bases are already experiencing flooding, and that the Department of Defense has no long-term plan for addressing climate change.

Guest host Phoebe Judge talks with Jay Price about the findings and the military’s uncertain path forward.