The military and the environment


The overriding need is for a new view of the world, one that reflects environmental realities, and that redefines security by recognising that the overwhelming threat to our future is not military aggression but the environmental degradation of the planet.

These words of Lester Brown, President of the Worldwatch Institute, introduce the first chapter of Louise Say’s 1997 thesis which argues that military resources should control their levels of pollution, be deployed on specific missions to improve environmental conditions and contribute to environmental research.

To read on, click on The military and the environment  (right column). For some reason the correct link does not open from this post.


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