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Drawdown by Paul Hawken

Posted: Wed Jul 26, 2017 8:49 am
by Kim O'Hara
Here's an interview with the author of a new book on combatting climate change. ... nge-ranked

The bit that made me want to post it on DW is this:
David Roberts: If you had to guess, what’s the biggest potential contributor [to reducing climate change] that you had to leave out for lack of data?
Paul Hawken: War.
David Roberts: Because it reduces population?

Paul Hawken: No, no, no — just the footprint of maintaining standing armies and militaries around the world. It must be extraordinary.
David Roberts: Oh, the carbon benefit of…
Paul Hawken: Of peace. Yeah. There is one.