Skeptics, schmeptics: Department of Defense steamrolls over climate change deniers with release of new Climate Change Adaptation Roadmap.
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The Pentagon has released the 2014 Quadrennial Defense Review, and it has highlighted climate change as a serious threat to national security.
To keep the US military mobile, Polaris has fitted non-pneumatic, airless tires to its MV850 ATV – standard issue to a number of soldiers in the US Special Forces.
The approval rating of the US Congress and the Senate is very poor right now – and for good reason. These elected officials are consistently taking out of both side of their mouth. Example, while the US military is pushing hard for green technology Republicans in the House of Representatives are trying to push through the so called “No More Solyndras Act”.
The U.S. military is the nation’s single largest consumer of oil and wants to wean itself from petroleum. Because the U.S. military is an organization of action; it is using its buying power and authority to commercialize alternative and bio fuel technologies.
According to the latest report published by Colarado-based Pike Research, the US Department of Defense is expected to spend $1.8 billion on clean energy by 2025. The clean energy programs also include conservation measures which are expected to increase steadily over the next 12 years.
The United States military is inextricably linked with oil in a number of ways, many of those the $20 billion the Pentagon spends on oil for the military every year. The actual cost of that oil, though, isn’t just the price for the precious liquid itself – it also must include the logistical problems of […]
[social_buttons] The U.S. military has been pushing for the development of alternative fuels for a while now, and nobody paid much attention until the Pentagon finally put a price tag on the oil habit. As reported by Roxana Tiron in thehill.com, last week Pentagon officials disclosed that getting conventional petroleum fuel to remote combat locations […]