Climate change’s influence in the Middle East

I particularly like Thomas L Friedman’s articles on climate and environmental issues. His book, Hot, Flat and Crowded is still one of my favorites. Now here comes a little gem of how climate change is wrecking even more the Middle East. His article starts with these words : ”┬áIn the 1970s, I got both my… Continue reading Climate change’s influence in the Middle East

US Army to spend $7.1 billion on renewables

Yes you read that right : the United States Army will spend $7.1 billion (around five billion euros) on renewable energy sources during the next ten years. The goal is to have 25 percent of renewables in their energy mix by 2025. As GreenTech Media notes : ” Secretary of the Army John McHugh today… Continue reading US Army to spend $7.1 billion on renewables

Armies thinking about a post-oil world

While browsing CleanTechnica I found an interesting article on peak oil. According to a leaked military report from the German Bundeswehr, peak oil will occur this year and the consequences will be dramatic. Among them are market failures and tremendous risks for democracy itself. As Cleantechnica notes “ it is unlikely that any nation would… Continue reading Armies thinking about a post-oil world

How the US Army is going green

Even if I knew thanks to Thomas Friedman and his book Hot, Flat and Crowded that the US Army is willing to outgreen its opponents, I found more information in an article from the New York Times. The US Army is willing to cut its energy and water to decrease the risks inherent to their… Continue reading How the US Army is going green