COP26 Global military emissions & net zero

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lI5itnxaUkA TRANSFORM DEFENCE:  PRE-COP26 MEDIA & RESOURCES PACK In advance of COP26 (1-11 Nov), TPNS is releasing its Transform Defence media and resources pack.  We aim  to draw public, media and political attention to the absence of any official COP26 discussion on the role of military greenhouse gas emissions on climate change and therefore, the … Continue reading COP26 Global military emissions & net zero

COP26 Open Letter Media Release

MEDIA RELEASE      21/10/21 COP26: THE GLOBAL MILITARY, BIG OIL AND CLIMATE CHANGE Today Tipping Point North South’s Transform Defence for Sustainable Human Safety project releases its COP26 media pack to draw public, media and political attention to the absence at COP26 of any discussion on the role of military  greenhouse gas emissions on climate change … Continue reading COP26 Open Letter Media Release

Doubly Unsafe : Our nuclear weapons bases ‘set to flood’

In an incredibly revealing 2019 gathering of the Climate and National Security Forum, senior USA naval defence officials candidly laid out the enormity of the climate – and by extension financial – emergency facing US bases at home and abroad. Unfortunately, the solutions were very much about reducing emissions and supporting mitigation and adaptation in … Continue reading Doubly Unsafe : Our nuclear weapons bases ‘set to flood’

Unforgiveable

The abject failure of post 9/11 foreign and military policies in Afghanistan The utter failure of international foreign and defence policy in Afghanistan (going back decades) with all the deep, profound consequences for the Afghan people, was the cumulative result of wilful, self seeking, ignorant, short-term, wrong-headed strategies which lined the pockets of defence contractors … Continue reading Unforgiveable

Walden Bello on the US-China strategic confrontation

Presentation at the AEPF Global Military Spending and Global In(security) Webinar, Dec 3, 2020 Walden Bello, Focus on the Global South https://www.facebook.com/walden.bello/posts/10158182198814332 There are great worries today that the conflict between China and the US will not stop at simply being a trade war, that it could at some point spill over into some form … Continue reading Walden Bello on the US-China strategic confrontation