By failing to mention climate change in its 196-page on China, the Pentagon has made a major omission. The Middle Kingdom makes an outsized contribution to the greenhouse effect and will suffer greatly from global warming, threatening the lives of hundreds of millions. Continue Reading
Michael T. Klare is the five-college professor emeritus of peace and world security studies at Hampshire College and a senior visiting fellow at the Arms Control Association. He is the author of 15 books, the latest of which is All Hell Breaking Loose: The Pentagon’s Perspective on Climate Change. He is a founder of the Committee for a Sane US-China Policy.
Only a reduction in tensions and military expenditures can save the planet from the catastrophic consequences of both a US-China conflict and unconstrained climate change. Continue ReadingDecember 02, 2022