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Actions needed to ensure DOD considers climate risks to contractors as part of acquisition, supply, and risk assessment | U.S. Government Accountability Office
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Actions needed to ensure DOD considers climate risks to contractors as part of acquisition, supply, and risk assessment | U.S. Government Accountability Office

The Government Accountability Office recommends that the DOD integrate climate change into their relevant policy and guidelines to mitigate risks and provide climate resilience in their long-term military plans. Though DOD identified climate change as a threat to its operations, it noted that it has limited ability to conduct assessments compared to access to commercial facilities. GAO provided six recommendations for DOD to include in climate adaptation into its acquisition and supply guidance.

Source: https://www.gao.gov/products/GAO-20-511

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