One of the American institutions most alert to the threat of global warming is the military. The Pentagon has issued several reports stating that the greatest threat to U.S. national security is climate change. Ironically, the military itself is the world’s biggest greenhouse gas emitter.
The Department of Defense devours about 330,000 barrels of oil . . . → Read More: Bill Longstaff: The U.S. military’s war on the environment
The American Republican Party is a major obstacle to the United States acting responsibly on climate change. In the manner of our federal government, they do not allow science to interfere with their dogma. But while they have little use for science, they are great admirers of the military, so is it possible they will . . . → Read More: Bill Longstaff: Will Republicans believe their military on climate change?
Interesting headline on the front page of The Huffington Post about F-35.
“Claimed to be near invisible to radar and able to dominate any future battlefield, the F-35 will replace most of the air-combat aircraft in the inventories of the U.S. Air Force, Navy, Marine Corps, and at least nine foreign allies, and . . . → Read More: LeDaro: “The Jet That Ate the Pentagon”