Military and Conflict-Related Emissions: Kyoto to Glasgow and Beyond

Publication Date: 06/22

The greenhouse gas emissions of militaries, direct and indirect, are notoriously overlooked. However, the Russian invasion of Ukraine has served to bring the world’s attention to the relationship between military action and emissions.  All the same, military emissions have yet to take their place on the climate-change agenda.

A newly published report by Perspectives Climate Group (Germany) explores the military emissions ‘reporting gap’, both in peacetime and war. Critically, it offers a much needed robust series of proposals to address this within the UNFCCC process.

Read the report here.

Axel Michaelowa