“‘Increased energy requirements’ triggered by new weather patterns like extended periods of heat, drought, and cold could eventually overwhelm ‘an already fragile system’ … The US military should prepare for new foreign interventions in Syria-style conflicts, triggered due to climate-related impacts. Bangladesh in particular is highlighted as the most vulnerable country to climate collapse in the world.” In the Oval, the issue doesn’t exist. In the Pentagon, it’s a top concern. Vice: U.S. Military Could Collapse Within 20 Years Due to Climate Change, Report Commissioned By Pentagon Says.

+ Tired of hearing about the future threat of climate change? You can see the current cost up close from where I’m sitting right now. AP: Hundreds flee fire in California wine country amid blackouts.