Study on the U.S. Military and Sustainability Released

Global Green USA’s Security and Sustainability Programme has released an analysis of the impact of the U.S. Department of Defense on climate change.

Entitled “Defense Sustainability: Energy and the Battlefield”, the study illustrates how important energy has become as a determinant of national and international security, and also how large an environmental impact the U.S. military has as the nation’s single largest power consumer. On an international scale, it ranks 54th in energy consumed, and 47th in greenhouse gas emissions.

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