In this blog, Linsey Cottrell summarises the key findings from our report into the state of “greening” policies across EU militaries.
Report mapping out EU military environmental policies and “greening” initiatives, including the extent to which environmental performance reporting is made publicly available. The review also draws on direct feedback from EU defence ministries on their environmental policies, as well as from other stakeholders with an interest in military environmental policy.
Ellie Kinney landed at COP27 in Sharm el-Sheikh on a mission to advocate for better reporting of military greenhouse gas emissions, here’s what she found.
In a collaboration between Airwars and CEOBS, we explore the immediate and reverberating consequences of the use explosive weapons during the 11 day conflict in Gaza in May 2021.
Ellie Kinney explores how liberal and conservative MEPs blocked an initiative that would have contributed towards improving European military emissions reporting in the run up to COP27.
As the impact of the climate crisis continues to grow, rapid emissions cuts are becoming ever more urgent. Our new report finds that militaries may be responsible for 5.5% of global emissions – a proportion so great that it can no longer be ignored.
In this joint study with Scientists for Global Responsibility, we provide updated estimates for global and regional military GHG emissions, finding that the total military carbon footprint is approximately 5.5% of global emissions.
A concise policy brief on military and conflict greenhouse gas emissions with recommendations for states on reporting and mitigating them.