The Pentagon’s Carbon Boot Print + Dahr Jamail: A World Without Ice

US Military Largest consumer of Oil -- 2014 People's Climate March NYC 89

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Updated: July 17, 2019

TheRealNews on Jul 10, 2019

Two new studies show that the U.S. military consumes more fossil fuels—and emits more greenhouse gases—than many countries.


A World Without Ice

TheRealNews on Jul 8, 2019

Dahr Jamail on his book The End Of Ice and the significance of the many studies showing glaciers and sea ice around the world are melting at an unprecedented speed.


Global warming: Alaskan glaciers melt at fastest pace in centuries

Al Jazeera English on Jul 8, 2019

The US State of Alaska is in the middle of an unprecedented heatwave, and scientists say there are more alarming signs of global warming. The state’s glaciers are melting at a rate not seen in hundreds of years. Glaciers play an important role in providing fresh water, but melting glaciers can contribute to rising sea levels.

Al Jazeera’s Andy Gallacher reports from Portage Valley, Alaska.

Updated: July 17, 2019

New Studies Raise Alarms About the State of Ice in Antarctica

TheRealNews on Jul 15, 2019

NASA scientist Claire Parkinson says that, from 2014-2017, Antarctic sea ice rapidly fell to its lowest levels in 40 years, which could trigger a devastating rise in sea levels.


from the archives:

Pepe Escobar and Eddie Conway: Future Resource Wars

Michael Hudson, David Harvey and Bertell Ollman: Three Marxist Takes On Climate Change, Left Forum 2019

The $5,000,000,000,000,000 Question? By William Bowles

To Survive: We Need A Global Awakening Much Bigger Than A “Revolution,” Much Deeper Than Just Ending Capitalism by Eric Schechter

Chris Hedges: Unless We Bring About A Transformational Change By Overthrowing Corporate Power and Establish A Socialist System, All Efforts To Create A Green New Deal Will Be Stillborn

David Swanson: We Can’t Save the Climate Without Ending War

What Price a Livable Planet? by Paul Street

Chris Hedges and Dahr Jamail: The End of Ice + The World Will End in Fire by David Swanson

David Swanson: Welcome to #NoWar2017: War and the Environment with Tim DeChristopher and Jill Stein

David Swanson: This Criminal Enterprise Is The Number One Destroyer Of The Environment (#NoWar2017)

13 thoughts on “The Pentagon’s Carbon Boot Print + Dahr Jamail: A World Without Ice

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  11. Excellent post.

    The ultimate catch 22; trapped in a cycle of perpetual ecocidal war-making over resources that are exponentially environmentally toxic. It’s a multiple jeopardy. Meanwhile the most imminent crisis for so many is ‘simply’ water.

    When will the US establishment accept the fact, that destroying the enduring viability of the one and only biosphere for the sake of prestige and power, is screaming terminal insanity?

    The Dahr Jamail interview is timely. We are suddenly finding ourselves rocketing into this ‘alien’ era where the only sane politics has suddenly become the direct consequence of over-consumption, excessive hubris, reckless aggression & unraveling climate catastrophe ~ for which the only solution is wise and innovative regenerative ecology…..mobilized on a universal scale.

    There are urgent actions that must be taken and those from which we must abstain altogether. Time is short. This is a thoroughly ‘man-made’ planetary crisis, unprecedented in human history.

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