Mine action organisations could help protect communities from conflict pollution by integrating more environmental data collection into their activities. In this post Linsey Cottrell explores this idea, which was the focus of a recent panel event in Geneva.
It looks like NATO has pledged to reduce its institutional emissions but won’t publish the methodology it will use to count them. Doug Weir argues that this lack of transparency underscores the importance of military emissions instead being addressed by the UNFCCC.
In this post, Rowan Smith and Linsey Cottrell explore the risks that sea-dumped munitions pose in British waters, and find that UK management policy is falling behind that of Europe.
What sources of greenhouse gas emissions should militaries be tracking and reporting on? Ellie Kinney introduces our new report, which examines military emissions in both peacetime and during conflicts.
This paper examines the need for military greenhouse gas emissions reporting, its functions and components, and sets out an initial framework for the military sources that emissions reporting should cover, including those associated with armed conflicts.
Facing Fallout identifies 19 principles for remediating the environment contaminated by nuclear weapons; it also includes a commentary that elaborates on the principles and provides legal and policy precedent for each.
Bonnie Docherty of Harvard Law School introduces a new joint report with CEOBS on the principles that should guide environmental remediation as part of the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons.
Together with UNIDIR, NPA and the Mine Action Review we will be discussing how best to integrate environmental considerations into the response to the use of explosive weapons.