Climate warning
Image of US Military

US Military

Climate warning

US and UK militaries owe combined $111bn in climate reparations

According to report published by UK based thinktank common wealth and US based climate and community project, the two military groups have generated 430m metric tons of carbon dioxide since the 2015 Paris agreement. The study finds that to provide a minimal compensation for damage caused by these emissions US military should offer $106bn in international climate finance while UK military should offer $5bn. https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2023/nov/06/study-us-and-uk-militaries-owe-combined-111bn-in-climate-reparations

Do you agree?

22 more agrees trigger contact with the recipient

  • Princess

    29 w

    This needs a comprehensive and equitable approach to addressing the environmental impacts of military activities.

    6
    • Kevin

      31 w

      These are monies that need to be paid and with urgency

      4
      • Esther Wanjiku

        31 w

        This is very reckless by these countries

        5
        • mercy nduta

          31 w

          Measures need to be implemented to drastically reduce GHG emission from the two.

          8
          • johnte ndeto

            31 w

            This is so insensitive and careless

            12
            • Tabitha Kimani

              32 w

              The military then turns out to be one of the major contributors to pollution. The damage in figures is really huge.

              12
              • Rukia Ahmed Abdi

                32 w

                The staggering $111 billion owed by the US and UK militaries in climate reparations is a sobering reminder of the environmental impact of their activities. This report underscores the urgency of addressing climate change and holding accountable those who contribute to it. Meaningful action and financial commitments are crucial in the fight against global warming.

                4
                Welcome, let's solve the climate crisis together
                Post youtube preview with preloading
                youtube overlay

                Write or agree to climate reviews to make businesses and world leaders act. It’s easy and it works.

                Write a climate review

                Voice your opinion on how businesses and organizations impact the climate.
                0 trees planted

                One tree is planted for every climate review written to an organization that is Open for Climate Dialogue™.

                Download the app

                We plant a tree for every new user.

                AppleAndroid