INEOS ‘puts national security at risk’ at refinery

A petrochemical firm has been accused of putting national security at risk after ignoring security advice from a branch of MI5. INEOS allegedly refused to pay for counter-terrorism measures to be installed at its massive Grangemouth Refinery, where about 40% of the oil produced in the UK is processed. The site is classified as Critical […]

Obama to include climate change threat into national security

President Barack Obama has taken first step to make climate change threat a national security issue. He signed a Presidential Memorandum requiring the federal government to “fully consider” the impacts of climate change in the development and implementation of all national security policies and plans. It directs 20 agencies from across the government to establish […]