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As climate change threatens world peace, Japan must face up to risk

Suga needs to work with Biden on security strategies that include global warming

Japan Self-Defense Forces members trudge through a flooded road in Kawagoe, near Tokyo, in 2019. (Photo by Kei Higuchi) 

TOKYO -- Almost a decade ago, then-President Barack Obama's White House cited climate change as a "threat multiplier" to both American and international security.

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