Thousands troop to the Kasbah as climate talks enter 2nd week : Page 2 of 2

Posted on 15 November 2016

of petroleum products in the world. In 2014 alone, the US military-industrial complex emitted more than 70 million metric tons of CO2.This figure doesnot yet include emissions from hundreds of overseas military bases. And even now under PA that the blanket exemption ofUS military’s GHG emissions from national emissions reports has been lifted, reporting remains voluntary. [5]

Developed countries evading responsibility for taking the lead in climate action certainly does not bode well for people and planet.  ###


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