Editor’s Note: In six weeks the UN will be holding it’s annual climate junket and in an act of desperation, they are reaching out to the military for help in selling the threat. Officers in the UK military are now giving economic and science advice, attempting to equate the price of fuel and food with the ‘effects of climate change increases’. If this is the way the UN is going, then it looks likely to collapse under the weight of its own irrelevance come December.
October 18, 2011
Officers in the UK military warned that the price of goods such as fuel is likely to rise as conflict provoked by climate change increases.
A statement from the meeting adds that humanitarian disasters will put more and more strain on military resources.
It asks governments to adopt ambitious targets for curbing greenhouse gases.
The annual UN climate conference opens in about six weeks’ time, and the doctors, academics and military experts represented at the meeting (held in the British Medical Association’s (BMA) headquarters) argue that developed and developing countries alike need to raise their game.