Navy Brass Put Forward Climate Plan, Citing Threats to Parris Island, San Diego Bases

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Following the lead of the other services and the broader Pentagon, the Navy has published a new climate action strategy that seizes upon the coming years as a time for “decisive action” to quantifiably reduce the service’s greenhouse gas emissions by 2030.

“2030 is the marker that we laid down initially because the scientific community and others have said that this is the decade of decisive action and so we’re taking that very seriously,” Meredith Berger, the service’s senior civilian overseeing energy, installations and environment, told reporters on Monday.

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