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

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

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

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with Chris Hedges

RT America on Feb 23, 2019

The glaciers in Alaska alone are losing an estimated 75 billion tons of ice every year. The oceans, which absorb over 90 percent of the excess heat trapped by greenhouses gases in the atmosphere, are warming and acidifying, melting the polar ice caps and resulting in rising sea levels and oxygen-starved ocean dead zones.

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Dahr Jamail: Gulf seafood deformities alarm scientists + Gulf fisheries in decline after oil disaster

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Updated: April 19, 2012, added another video. April 20, 2012, added another video.

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It’s almost two years since BP’s oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. Now, scientists say they have found deformities among seafood and a great decline in the numbers of marine life. Dahr Jamail reports from New Orleans.

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John Pilger: The War You Don’t See

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with John Pilger

www.johnpilger.com

The new film is a powerful and timely investigation into the media’s role in war, tracing the history of ’embedded’ and independent reporting from the carnage of World War One to the destruction of Hiroshima, and from the invasion of Vietnam to the current war in Afghanistan and disaster in Iraq. As weapons and propaganda become even more sophisticated, the nature of war is developing into an ‘electronic battlefield’ in which journalists play a key role, and civilians are the victims. But who is the real enemy?

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How Has it Come to This? by Dahr Jamail

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by Dahr Jamail and Erika Blumenfeld
t r u t h o u t (see photos by Erika Blumenfeld)
Sunday 22 August 2010

The scene is post-apocalyptic. Under a grey sky, two families play in the surf just off the beach in Grand Isle, Louisiana. To get to the beach, we walk past a red, plastic barrier fence that until very recently was there to keep people away from the oil-soaked area. Now, there are a few openings that beach goers can use. The fence is left largely intact, I presume, for when they will need to close the beach again when the next invasion of BP’s oil occurs.

A father jokingly throws sand at his little boy who laughs while dodging it. This, against a background of oil rigs and platforms looming in the Gulf. In the foreground, littering the beach, are tar balls. We stroll through the area, eyeing even more tar balls that bob lazily underwater, amidst sand ripples in the shallows … they are in the same location where the father sits, grabbing handfuls of sand to toss near his son.

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Dahr Jamail on Fort Hood, Iraq and Afghanistan, and soldiers’ resistance

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by Maverick Media
Dahr Jamail Interview – Nov. 9, 2009 – Ventura, CA on Vimeo
Nov. 9, 2009 – Ventura, CA

Interview with Dahr Jamail, award-winning, independent journalist and author of “Beyond The Green Zone” and his most recent book “The Will To Resist” and website “Mideast Dispatches”. Interviewed by Cindy Piester with PULSE TV. Discuss Ft. Hood, Iraq and Afghanistan, soldiers’ resistance and U.S. foreign policy including Obama administration. Produced by Maverick Media and filmed at CAPS TV Channel 6 in Ventura, CA on Nov. 9, 2009.

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Dahr Jamail: What Really Happened In Iraq!

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July 26, 2009

Dahr Jamail, one of the few unembedded journalists to report extensively from Iraq during the 2003 invasion and subsequent occupation. Jamail is the recipient of the 2008 The Martha Gellhorn Prize for Journalism.

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