As the Atlantic hurricane season kicks off this month, some coastal communities in the United States and small-island nations in the Caribbean are still recovering from last year’s record-breaking damage. Extreme weather events like these not only endanger the billions of people who live along the world’s coastlines, they also undermine our national security, write the editors of a new report, “Building Coastal Resilience for Greater U.S. Security,” released this week.

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