In this post, Linsey Cottrell explore whether it is credible for states to refuse to report their military emissions on the grounds of national security.
Ellie Kinney reflects on the role that militaries played in COP28, whether behind closed doors, centre stage, or by their absence, and on the prospects for international action on military and conflict emissions at COP29.
Why we are launching the Conflict and Environment Academic Network (CEAN) – a new community for academics and researchers engaged in the environmental monitoring and assessment of armed conflicts.
Ahead of arriving in Dubai for COP28, Ellie Kinney outlines the key topics and trends at the intersection between climate change, conflicts and peace. As global military emissions rise, and with new and protracted conflicts capturing international attention, how is this impacting climate diplomacy?
The European Parliament has called for the closure of the military emissions gap ahead of COP28 after three amendments on military emissions reporting and decarbonisation were included in its annual climate summit resolution.
The UK government has responded to the House of Commons Defence Committee report on Defence and Climate Change. Linsey Cottrell analyses the key points made, remaining gaps and the road ahead for reducing the UK’s military greenhouse gas emissions.
To mark the United Nation’s International Day for Preventing the Exploitation of the Environment Through War and Armed Conflict 2023 – #EnvConflictDay, we invited friends and colleagues from areas affected by armed conflicts to share a message. Here’s what they wrote.
CEOBS’ Military Emissions Campaigner Ellie Kinney reflects on the first Military Emissions Gap conference, which brought together academia, civil society and military representatives to discuss military and conflict greenhouse gas emissions.