COP27 side event: Dealing with military and conflict related emissions under the UNFCCC

As part of a groundbreaking Blue Zone Side Event at COP27 on dealing with military and conflict related emissions under the UNFCCC, TPNS was invited to speak on the civil society perspective. It was organised by Ukraine and supported by CAFOD.  TPNS joined their colleagues at Perspectives Climate Group, who presented our joint publication Military … Continue reading COP27 side event: Dealing with military and conflict related emissions under the UNFCCC

Open Letter to UN Sec General as we enter 6th month of Russia’s invasion

As we enter the sixth month of the Russian invasion of Ukraine TPNS has written an Open Letter to Antonio Guterres. It calls on him to consider concrete proposals that address runaway military spending and excess profits by defence companies. Is excessive military spending coupled with defence industry excess profits a legitimate source to tap … Continue reading Open Letter to UN Sec General as we enter 6th month of Russia’s invasion

Media Release. Unreported military emissions: pushing them up the UNFCCC agenda

MEDIA RELEASE                                                                                   09/06/22 Embargoed until 00.01 09/06/22 Unreported military emissions: pushing them up the UNFCCC … Continue reading Media Release. Unreported military emissions: pushing them up the UNFCCC agenda

Stockholm+50 and Global Military Emissions: Ideas for Discussion

To mark the UN gathering Stockholm+50, Transform Defence has published its briefing Stockholm+50 and Global Military Emissions: Ideas for Discussion. We are honoured to have the foreword written by Professor Saleemul Huq , Chair of the Expert Advisory Panel for the Climate Vulnerable Forum. Global military emissions elude mention, let alone inclusion, in formal debates … Continue reading Stockholm+50 and Global Military Emissions: Ideas for Discussion