France warns against security risks cause by global warming, ahead of major UN climate talks

October 14, 2015 11:46 AM

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PARIS – French foreign affairs minister says that a U.N. conference on climate in Paris at the end of the year will also be a "conference for peace," given the threat to the world's security from global warming.

Government officials from several African and island nations gathered in Paris Wednesday to discuss the implications of climate change for defense.

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