WILPF Canada calls on the federal government to demilitarize to decarbonize

Check out WILPF Canada’s new Fact Sheet [PDF] Canada’s Carbon Bootprint: The Problem of Military Emissions and Expenditures
In Canada, among all federal departments and agencies, it is the military that has the biggest carbon bootprint. DND including the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) consumes the most fossil fuel and is the largest emitter of GHGs. Carbon emissions from the military account for over 61% of all emissions by the federal government. Annual military emissions are at least 1,600,000 tonnes of CO2-eq or 1.6 Mt. Find out more on our Campaigns page.

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Access to Information [PDF]
Greening Government: https://www.canada.ca/en/treasury-board-secretariat/services/innovation/greening-government.html
Tamara’s article “Burning and Bombing: Military Expenditures, Military Emissions and the Climate Emergency”: http://peacemagazine.org/archive/v36n2p08.htm