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"It’s no coincidence that US military emissions tend to be overlooked in climate change studies. It’s very difficult to get consistent data from the Pentagon and across US government departments. In fact, the United States insisted on an exemption for reporting military emissions in the 1997 Kyoto Protocol. This loophole "Our study shows that action on climate change demands shuttering vast sections of the military machine. There are few activities on Earth as environmentally catastrophic as waging war. Significant reductions to the Pentagon’s budget and shrinking its capacity to wage war would cause a huge drop in demand from the ...Read More
Trying to get the military to limit carbon emissions seems like a Sisyphean task... Thanks to @crocodiletears for surfacing this article in the comment section of this post about the US military's role in pollution: https://relevant.community/relevant/post/5d11e7ba31ff840017691126
According to a Twitter poll I ran, 21% of my crypto audience respondents think Elizabeth Warren’s plan is “on-mission”.