Military and the environment

In spite of growing awareness among militaries of the need to reduce the environmental impact of their operations, whether domestically, during peacekeeping operations or during wartime, the environmental bootprint of military operations remains considerable. Of particular concern are greenhouse gas emissions, the legacy issues associated with military installations, as well as the exemptions from environmental oversight that militaries often enjoy. Read the military and the environment briefing.


Report: EU military greening policies: A review of transparency and implementation

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.


Twitter: #Military

Been tuned into the session on #military and conflict emissions at the #BonnClimateConference. Great job by the panel: @TransformDef @PerspectivesCC and @LennarddeKlerk, and of course our very own Ellie and Linsey representing @milemissionsgap. #COP28

New online:
UK govt #carbon target for #military bases is so weak it could be met without any action by armed forces
New report by Dr Stuart Parkinson for SGR & @detoxconflict

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