BRUSSELS (AN) — Foreign ministers to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization agreed on Tuesday to elevate the importance of global warming and other major environmental threats in their military planning and strategy.
During the first in-person meeting of foreign ministers at NATO's Brussels headquarters in more than a year due to the coronavirus pandemic, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg pushed for climate considerations to become a central part of the alliance's defenses. Nations also pledged to make their militaries carbon-neutral by 2050.
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