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Sanders: Climate Change Still Greatest Threat to National Security

Terrorism may have dominated Saturday night;s Democratic debate, but that didn’t stop Bernie Sanders from focusing on the importance of climate change.

John Dickerson asked Sanders if he still stood by climate change being the most important issue outside of the United States following the Paris attacks.

“Absolutely,” the Vermont senator responded. “Climate change is directly related to the growth of terrorism and if we do not get our act together and listen to what the scientists say, you’re going to see countries all over the world … struggling over limited amounts of water and land to grow their crops and you’re going to see all kinds of conflict.”

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