Don’t ignore serious nonmilitary threats to US national security

Almost two decades after thousands died in the attacks of 9/11, there remain many active efforts underway to protect America from international terrorism. Since 9/11, American domestic and international security policy has been focused on individual terrorists, terrorist groups and rogue countries as the primary threats. The country’s defensive response has been focused on the…

5 charts show how your household drives up global greenhouse gas emissions

As the public conversation about climate change gets increasingly serious, many Americans may be wondering: How do my individual choices affect climate change? Household consumption – food, housing, transportation, apparel and other personal services – is an important contributor to greenhouse gas emissions. Everything you eat or wear, or every time you drive, you add…