Climate change is likely to pose a significant national security challenge for the U.S. over the next two decades by heightening social and political tensions, threatening the stability of some countries and increasing human health risks, according to a government report released September 21.
Nearly two-thirds of Californians say they’re worried about injury or property damage from an earthquake or other disaster, but they’re increasingly confident in the government’s ability to respond, according to a new Public Policy Institute of California survey.
Scientists are working to enhance existing GPS technologies to develop new systems for California and elsewhere to warn of natural disaster threats, such as earthquakes, tsunamis and extreme weather events, according to Homeland Security News Wire.
Led by CEO Al Grasso, The MITRE Corporation is paving the way to practical solutions for critical challenges in the U.S. while helping to foster talent, innovation and security for future generations. Learn more about this organization’s methods and mentorship in the October issue. Other topics in the October issue include profiles on the Port of Los Angeles and Seattle Children’s Hospital, 4K video surveillance tips and technology, security career advice and more.