Militaries are high consumers of fossil fuels – and yet they are frequently exempt from publicly reporting their carbon emissions. This is equally true in the EU, and so this report examines the size of the military carbon footprint in this region. It then critically assesses the policies and measures in place to reduce them, arguing that they are inadequate.
Authors: Dr Stuart Parkinson and Linsey Cottrell
Published: February 2021
Publishers: European United Left; SGR; the Conflict and Environment Observatory
Watch video of report launch [external link]