Browsing the "war" Tag

Climate causes wars

August 25th, 2011 | by Jeremy Bloom

One of the key questions of our time: If there is climate change, how bad would the effects be? A new study shows that the modest disruption of the El Niño global climate cycle doubles the chance of war breaking out

Avatar, Vietnam, and the War on the Trees

January 14th, 2010 | by Jeremy Bloom

(Originally appeared at One thing the blockbuster film “Avatar” showed in glorious, graphic 3D: In war, no matter who wins, [&hellip

Private Contractors Hoard Water From US Soldiers in Iraq

May 12th, 2009 | by Jennifer Lance

We've all heard stories of how US soldiers in Iraq have been forced to travel in Humvees lacking armor protection; however, the shortage in military supplies includes basic necessities. Many soldiers stationed all over Iraq lack adequate supplies of drinking water. Commanders have been forced to steal water from the private contractors to meet the basic needs of their troops.

Obama Can End our Economic Dependency on War by Curtailing Global Arms Sales

January 7th, 2009 | by Jennifer Lance

Obama was elected as the first anti-war president since Dwight D. Eisenhower promised to end the Korean Conflict. War is big money to the US, and this country is the world's top military spender! As Deepak Chopra wisely said, "Unless it can make as much money as war, peace doesn't stand a chance."

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