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[Glasgow] COP26 People's Summit Workshop: Challenging the Military Carbon Bootprint

In-Person COP26 People's Summit Workshop: Challenging the Military Carbon Bootprint

The world's militaries are major carbon emitters yet are not even required to report their emissions, let alone reduce them. This workshop will discuss the size of military carbon emissions, the role of the military sector in protecting the extraction economy, how they seek to capitalize on the climate crisis by offering armed 'solutions', and how we might confront military power and forge lasting just alternatives to war.

Organized by: Arms, militarism & climate justice working group

Facilitator: Suzie Gilbert - activists, actress, and filmmaker

Keynote Speaker: Stuart ParkinsonScientists for Global Responsibility, author of Under the Radar: the carbon footprint of Europe's military sectors

Panel: 

  • Nnimmo Bassey – Health of Mother Earth Foundation Nigeria

  • Nancy Mancias – CODEPINK US

  • Tim Pluta – World BEYOND War US

  • Hilary Evans – Movement for the Abolition of War UK

  • Raki Ap - Free West Papua Campaign

  • Nick Buxton – Transnational Institute.

  • Speakers are allotted 4 minutes each followed by a Q&A

Contact Nancy Mancias - [email protected] - with any questions!

 

WHEN

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WHERE

Renfield Center Church Hall
260 Bath St, Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom G2 4JP, United Kingdom,

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CONTACT

Nancy Manicas ·

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