Talisman Sabre and the Environment

There is one human activity that manages to escape scrutiny in our efforts to address climate change and other forms of environmental destruction.  That activity is war and its preparation. The commencement of major military exercises in Australia on July 6…  Read more here.

One Response to Talisman Sabre and the Environment

  1. spangled drongo July 11, 2009 at 8:39 pm #

    “Armed conflict and environmental security are of course global issues, and Australia cannot solve them alone. We could however be part of the solution, rather than part of the problem, by focussing our attention, energy and funds on the real threats we face, rather than the quest for military supremacy.”

    The west should voluntarily disarm as well as commit carbon harri karri so as to set the perfect example.
    China would be most impressed and do likewise, I’m sure. Either that or just grab our country.

    So along with global cooling, peace would break out as well.

    I mean, if you’re gonna show people how to die, don’t do it in half measures.

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