The defense bill that Joe Biden recently signed lays the groundwork for a new cold war with China. That’s great for defense contractors — and terrible for world peace.
Michael Klare is author of All Hell Breaking Loose: The Pentagon’s Perspective on Climate Change.
China hawks love to fulminate about how Beijing’s military strength is growing and will challenge the United States in the coming decades. But China’s military is vastly more likely to be fighting climate change than American soldiers.