Reporting military GHG emissions to the UN is voluntary but the system is flawed. It’s unclear how large military emissions are but they are significant, and need cutting. Until recently, military emissions cuts have been off the agenda but in 2021, NATO acknowledged that it needs to reduce its emissions, and pledged to do so.
The climate crisis means that military emission cuts must also be firmly on the climate action agenda. This project builds upon www.militaryemissions.org, which we launched at COP26. This will underpin a diverse civil society coalition that will
advocate for cuts, and institutional change within militaries