Dumping Sidebar: US Military Dumping of Carbon

In 2006 the Department of Defense was the largest consumer of energy in the world – using 1 quadrillion BTU. A standard military M-1 Abrams tank will only go 20 miles on 100 gallons of fuel. Lets not forget the hazardous public health effects of depleted uranium or all the extremely nasty chemicals, like perchlorate, used for explosives.

The Green Zone: The Environmental Costs of Militarism – By Barry Sanders, AK Press