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How US Military Fuels Climate Emergency - Shared screen with speaker view
Ken Jones
25:05
Jim will send me his slides and I can send them out afterwards, along with links from his talk.
Paul Flansburg
26:07
Join up to kill the planet?
Paul Flansburg
28:23
Right. “Non-binding” we can’t even make our survival binding.
Paul Flansburg
31:09
Doesn’t Abby Martin say military industrial complex the the largest emitter of GH gasses?
Michael Eisenscher
31:22
Here's a link to an article I wrote a few years ago about the relationship between militarism and climate change, and the connection of both to the labor movement. https://meisenscher.medium.com/an-inconvenient-truth-that-al-gore-missed-51451599985f
Paul Flansburg
39:50
DoD in debt but let’s pick on the Post office. Ugh
Paul Flansburg
43:23
Israel. How much does US spend on it vs how much does Israel spend on itself?
Paul Flansburg
49:21
WWII people were rationing for “the war effort.” Why is that unthinkable now?
Paul Flansburg
53:18
“Don’t let democrats off the hook.” Talking points for Chuck Schumer? Congressman Joe Morelle?
Michael Eisenscher
53:39
Show up at mid-term election candidate events to raise questions of the candidates. Write letters to the editor. Write op-eds for local papers.
Michael Eisenscher
55:28
In NYC there is a Move-the-Money coalition that is getting city council members to sign onto a resolution calling for cuts to military spending. https://moneyforhumanneeds.org/new-york-city-2/
Fern Tishman
55:29
Putin is NOT the problem.Valensky a paid USA puppet.Throughout WWI USA imperialism, oil a problem .1979 when people of Iran evicted USA appointed Shah, Jerusalem Conference on International Terrorism began with George Bush Senior and Israeli Militants.USA became hysterical when USA appointed Shah was evicted —- knew then of alternative energies—- sought war making .All wars created to increase USA military complex.Discussion —- my experiences discussion and obsession —- difficult .There has to be a higher way.No difference in two political party.Ralph Nader, William Pepper and MLK, Jr. tried to create third parties.
Tara V, WPSR
55:56
yes thank you for that presentation. I'd love to share that data to more orgs I work with
Jim Rine VFP Detroit
56:02
Jim Rine’s contact information: – jimrine22@gmail.com and cell – 281 414 1386Links within VFP Climate Crisis & Militarism Project https://www.veteransforpeace.org/take-action/climatecrisis(1) Tracking Federal Climate Efforts: https://www.veteransforpeace.org/take-action/climatecrisis/federalefforts(2) Exploring Issues: https://www.veteransforpeace.org/take-action/climatecrisis/exploreissues(3) Support H. Res. 767: Take Action: Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions from the U.S. Military (salsalabs.org)
Breck Lebegue
56:05
Thanks for a great briefing!
Ken Jones
57:35
CCMP: https://www.veteransforpeace.org/take-action/climatecrisis
Breck Lebegue
58:36
Thanks for sending slides
Michael Eisenscher
59:25
If we want serious cuts to military spending, we must also have a plan to insulate people who are in the military and work for the military-industrial complex from having to bear the social cost of those cuts (lost jobs, income, etc.)
Ken Jones
59:38
Reject Raytheon AVL: http://rejectraytheonavl.com/
Breck Lebegue
01:00:04
Gotta run to local political debate. Thanks!
Michael Eisenscher
01:00:10
The "Just Transition" we need for climate change is the same Just Transition we need for military conversion.
Ken Jones
01:00:23
War Industry Resisters Network (WIRN): https://www.veteransforpeace.org/take-action/war-industry-resisters-network
Paul Flansburg
01:01:59
If 2025 is the year, what point is 2050?
Michael Eisenscher
01:04:37
They are banking on carbon capture and storage - an technology that is unproven, costly and would not provide a solution at scale in time to avoid cataclysm.
Michael Eisenscher
01:06:02
Antiwar, anti-militarism, climate and other social justice memes: https://bit.ly/SolidarityINFOServiceMemes and SolidarityINFOService News Service: https://bit.ly/SISNews
Michael Eisenscher
01:08:31
Thank you for an excellent presentation. I look forward to getting the recording and link to the slides.
Melody Shank
01:08:50
Thank you, Jim and Reject Raytheon
Tara V, WPSR
01:08:50
thank you so much