Truman National Security Project

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Preserve North Carolina’s Renewable Energy Portfolio Standard

Washington, D.C. – The Truman National Security Project today released a letter to leaders of North Carolina’s House of Representatives and Senate urging them to support America’s military and our national security by rejecting efforts to dismantle the successful Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Portfolio Standard. The full text of the letter is below. The […]

Statement: Obama Administration Right to Connect Climate Change, National Security

Washington, D.C. – Today, the White House released a report on the national security implications of climate change – an issue on which the Truman National Security Project has worked for nearly a decade. In response to the White House report, Truman Project Executive Director Michael Breen said: “The U.S. military has long recognized the effects of climate […]

Word Choice: It Matters For California & America’s Energy Security

It’s amazing the damage that one word can do. Last week, the California State Assembly unanimously passed a measure to clarify a legal term standing between California’s military bases and our Nation’s energy security goals. AB 2649, by Assembly Member Kevin Mullin (D-San Mateo), will enable California’s military bases to take advantage of available advanced energy […]

Environmental Defense Fund: Transition to Clean Energy Will Make the U.S. Military More Efficient, Effective and Safe

The Truman Project is mentioned as a sponsor of the film “the Burden” in an article about how clean energy will benefit the United States military. All of these consequences pose a huge national security threat to our military overseas, a reality that’s exposed in the new film, “The Burden: Free America of Fossil Fuel […]

The Daily Aztec: Instructor Declares War on Waste

Operation Free member Elizabeth Perez-Halperin discusses the importance of energy efficiency both in the world and in battle in an article on the Daily Aztec. Elizabeth Perez-Halperin is both a veteran environmentalist and an environmentalist veteran. In November, Perez-Halperin was one of 12 veteran “Champions of Change” recognized at The White House by U.S. Secretary of […]

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