“Obama declines to bomb an ISIS convoy because burning trucks will boost CO2 emissions … Australia’s defence wallahs fret about rising seas and drowning air bases … alarmist ratbaggery distorts strategy and budgets. Military effectiveness has a new enemy: the climate-scam crowd.”
This 31 December 2016 essay by Tony Thomas is highly recommended. It looks at the status quo with environmentalism in the US military, and the recent flow-ons to Australia and outlines what happens when the military gets climate-minded as played out in Syria.
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