DOD to leverage 'procurement power' to address climate change

By Tony Bertuca / October 8, 2021 at 11:00 AM
A top Pentagon energy official, discussing a newly released Climate Adaptation Plan , said today the department intends to use its vast procurement power to address the impacts of climate change, specifically with greenhouse gas emissions in the defense supply chain. “No entity can opt out of the effects of climate change -- climate change is going to be the context of the world that we live in from now on,” said Richard Kidd, the deputy assistant secretary of defense...

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