Budget Matters Blog

Category: Climate Change


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The U.S. Military is a Major Polluter, but "Greening the Military" is a False Solution

The largest industrial military in the world is also one of the biggest polluters. Maintaining a massive military requires significant investment in carbon-intensive infrastructure and gas-guzzling equipment. The carbon footprint of the military is tremendous. So why isn’t “greening the military” a good solution?