Environment

Shannon Airport Sprays Carcinogenic Chemicals

A public statement with signers listed below. September 19, 2019 The #NoWar2019 conference and rally are planned for Limerick and Shannon on October 5 and 6. On August 15, 2019, a U.S. military plane caught fire at Shannon Airport. The […]

Emanuel Pastreich and David Swanson on StrikeDC, Climate, War and Nonviolence

For more info about this protest event, see Strike DC or join World BEYOND War’s affinity group.

Peace Flotilla in Washington DC

Every Peace Group and Activist Should Join Strike DC for the Earth’s Climate

By David Swanson, September 15, 2019 Peace activists and organizations have worked for years to bring environmental and peace activism together. When an environmental campaign includes the peace movement, it’s time to join in and show up and take part. Listen to how Russell […]

Russell Gray on Talk Nation Radio

Talk Nation Radio: Russell Gray on Plans to Shut Down Streets for Climate

Russell Gray grew up in Kansas City, graduated from college in 2017 and took a banking regulation job with the U.S. government. He left that job in November 2018 to help start the climate group Extinction Rebellion in the United States. […]

Two interpreters for Bravo troop dump their trash in the base’s burn pit in the Zhari District of Kandahar Province, April 2012. Photo: Sebastian Meyer/Corbis via Getty Images

War On The World: Industrialized Militaries Are a Bigger Part of the Climate Emergency Than You Know

By Murtaza Hussain, September 15, 2019 From The Intercept Over a century before we reached the brink of ecological catastrophe, Rabindranath Tagore had a glimpse of where we might be headed. Tagore, an Indian author and cultural reformer who lived […]

Ken Mayers and Tarek Kauff

Putting Boots On The Ground For Peace

By Charlie McBride, September 12, 2019 From The Galway Advertiser On St Patrick’s Day this year, two US army veterans, Ken Mayers and Tarak Kauff, aged 82 and 77 respectively, were arrested at Shannon Airport for protesting its continued use […]

Video: Ellen Thomas in Hiroshima

Watch World BEYOND War Board Member Ellen Thomas in Hiroshima:  

Fire on US Military Contracted Plane at Shannon Airport Raises Serious Questions

By Shannonwatch, August 19, 2019 Shannonwatch are calling for an immediate review of the safety standards applied to US military and military contracted planes at Shannon Airport. A fire on an Omni Air International troop carrier brought the airport to […]

World Beyond War: A New Podcast

War and Environment: New World BEYOND War Podcast Featuring Alex Beauchamp and Ashik Siddique

The new episode of the World BEYOND War podcast takes on a vexing question: how can antiwar activists and environmental activists do a better job of supporting each other’s efforts? These two causes are united by urgent concern for our […]

Talk Nation Radio: Pat Elder on Military Bases Poisoning Ground Water