Environment

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Despite COVID-19, US Military Continues War Practice In Europe And Pacific And Plans For More In 2021

By Ann Wright, May 23, 2020 During the COVID 19 pandemic, not only will the U.S. military have the largest maritime military maneuvers in the world, with Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) coming to the waters off Hawaii August 17-31, […]

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UK Military And Arms Companies Produce More Carbon Emissions Than 60 Individual Countries

By Matt Kennard and Mark Curtis, May 19, 2020 From Daily Maverick The first independent calculation of its kind has found that Britain’s military-industrial sector annually emits more greenhouse gases than 60 individual countries, such as Uganda, which has a population of […]

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World BEYOND War Hosts Webinar On Military Impact On Guam

By Jerick Sabian, April 30, 2020 From Pacific Daily News World BEYOND War hosted a webinar Thursday to talk about the impact of the U.S. military on Guam. The webinar, “Colonialism & Contamination: Mapping U.S. Military Injustices on the Chamorro People of Guam,” is […]

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Talk Nation Radio: Richard Tucker on What WWII Did and Is Doing to the Environment

This week on Talk Nation Radio we talk with Richard Tucker, who is one of the editors of the new book, Nature at War: American Environments and World War II. Richard Tucker is an environmental historian at the School for Environment […]

Carcinogenic foam from Marine Corps Air Station Futenma above Ginowan City, Okinawa, on April 10, 2020

US Military Contaminates Okinawa With Firefighting Foam Raising Serious Concerns

By Pat Elder, April 27, 2020 From Civilian Exposure A fire suppression system in an aircraft hangar discharged a massive volume of toxic firefighting foam from Marine Corps Air Station Futenma in Okinawa on April 10. The foam contains perfluoro […]

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A New Earth Day

By Tom H. Hastings, April 22, 2020 When I was born 70 years ago there was no Earth Day. That only started 50 years ago. Before Earth Day the US military used to pollute. A local newspaper in Utah reported that several […]

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Demilitarizing The Response To Climate Change

April 17, 2020 From Peace Science Digest Photo credit: Tony Webster This analysis summarizes and reflects on the following research: Boyce, G. A., Launius, S., Williams, J. & Miller, T. (2020). Alter-geopolitics and the feminist challenge to the securitization of […]

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Call To Government To Help Extend Global Ceasefire

By John Harvey, April 17, 2020 From Dispatch Two civic organisations have written to the government imploring SA to continue efforts to maintain the global ceasefire largely being adhered to as a means of containing the coronavirus. More than 70 […]

The Tragedy of American Science by Clifford Conner

What’s the Matter With Science?

By David Swanson, April 15, 2020 What’s the matter with science? By that, do I mean, why don’t we turn away from corrupt politics and religion and follow the way of science? Or do I mean, why have we allowed […]