Will Griffin: The US Military is the Largest Institutional Consumer of Fossil Fuels

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

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by Will Griffin
Writer, Dandelion Salad
The Peace Report
February 2, 2020

Global Network on Jan 31, 2020

Since 2001, the US military emitted over 1.2 billion metric tons of greenhouse gases into the atmosphere. 400 million metric tons of that figure is directly related to the wars.

Costs of War Project report

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From the archives:

Historical Developmental Dynamics of Climate Change, Political Economy, and Science and Technology by Fazal Rahman, Ph.D. + Costs and Consequences of US Post-9/11 Wars: Focus on Climate Change

The Climate Apocalypse Is Accelerating–If We’re Going To Dodge Extinction, We’d Better Hurry by Eric Schechter

Martin Sheen: The Twin Dangers Facing Humanity

If You’re Not Busy Plotting Nonviolent Revolution for Peace and Climate, You’re Busy Dying by David Swanson

Global Warming and U.S. National Security Diplomacy by Michael Hudson

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

Pepe Escobar and Eddie Conway: Future Resource Wars

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

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)

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