Below is an articles reading list culled from various sources that has helped inform our Transform Defence project understanding of the Russian invasion of Ukraine. No particular order of preference 1. Questions to be asking: LSE Prof Lloyd Gruber https://blogs.lse.ac.uk/usappblog/2022/03/04/russias-war-with-ukraine-asking-the-right-questions/ 2. Heartbreaking – why the disabled are shunned in the effort to escape the invasion … Continue reading Russian invasion of Ukraine – Articles digest
Death wish As the Russian invasion of Ukraine gets ever deeper and the tanks roll on and the airstrikes hit civilian and other targets and EU arms flow into Ukraine from all over Europe and Germany commits 100bn Euros to a new armed forces fund, so the planet continues to heat up, the IPCC’s latest … Continue reading Russia/Ukraine War – How It Got to This Point and Was There Ever a Chance It Could Have Taken Another Course?
https://www.dw.com/en/the-bootprint-of-war-carbon-emissions/a-57682807 by Stuart Bruan, Deutsche Welle From the dumping of defoliants like Agent Orange on forests in Vietnam to oil wells set ablaze during the Gulf War and the contamination of the aquifers bombed in Gaza, environmental destruction has long been a by-product of conflict. Less talked about is the impact of war and the military on the climate crisis. This … Continue reading DW: Scorched earth: The climate impact of conflict