India among 11 ‘countries of concern’ on climate change for U.S. spy agencies

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By Mark Hosenball WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Afghanistan, India and Pakistan were among 11 countries singled out by U.S. intelligence agencies on Thursday as being “highly vulnerable” in terms of their ability to prepare for and respond to environmental and societal crises caused by climate change. In a new National Intelligence Estimate, the Office of Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) predicts that global warming will increase geopolitical tensions and risks to U.S. national security over the next four decades, a senior intelligence official involved in drafting the report said. Such estim…

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