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Climate Change Just Revealed A US Military Secret Once Thought To Be Buried Forever

March 24th, 2018 | by Guest Contributor

The Army never finished what it started at Camp Century. It abandoned the base in 1967, scrapping Project Iceworm, as its secret mission was called. But the Army left behind a nasty legacy buried under all that ice and snow — tons of toxic waste that military officials assumed would stay frozen forever.


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US Military Spending On Microgrids To Exceed $1 Billion In 2026, Predicts Navigant

November 20th, 2017 | by Joshua S Hill

As the world's single largest consumer of petroleum, the US Department of Defense is expected to double-down on deploying military microgrids to sustain its operations, with annual microgrid implementation spending expected to reach $1.4 billion in 2026, according to a new deep-dive by Navigant Research. 


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US Military & Security Leaders Call On Tillerson & Mattis To Lead On Climate Security

May 9th, 2017 | by Joshua S Hill

With the internal White House debate over whether to remain in or pull out of the Paris Agreement heating up, a bipartisan group of 20 retired senior military officers and national security experts have signed companion joint letters urging US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Secretary of Defense James Mattis to lead on addressing the security implications of climate change.


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US Military Responds To Arctic Warming

November 23rd, 2013 | by Tina Casey

Twenty-five nations gathered yesterday to hear US Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel give a major address outlining the impact of [&hellip


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US Military and a Critical Energy Alternative

March 19th, 2012 | by Breath on the Wind

The US military is a consumer with different priorities. They make their own assessments and have determined as far back as 2010 that there is likely to be shortages of fuel by 2015. If by one war or embargo or a well placed weather event, supplies of oil are interrupted their tanks, ships, aircraft and supplies will have limited mobility


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US Military’s Clean Energy Investments Jump 300% from 2006-2009, to Eclipse $10 Billion by 2030

September 23rd, 2011 | by Andrew

The US Dept. of Defense (DoD) spends more on energy than 3/4 of the world's nations. A rapidly growing percentage of that is coming from clean and renewable energy sources, however. The DoD's clean energy investments jumped 300%, from $400 million to $1.2 billion, between 2006 and 2009, a figure that's projected to surpass $10 billion annually by 2030, according to a Pew Charitable Trusts' research report


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Deploying Microgrid On US Domestic Military Bases (Report)

May 22nd, 2017 | by Adam Johnston

Today’s grid is becoming more digitized with information technology, helping to make the transition to renewable energy a relatively smooth process. Despite this, significant challenges — including blackouts, natural disasters, and cyber attacks — doe pose high risks to the grid


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Why The US Army, Navy, & Military Veterans Love Solar Power & Electric Vehicles

February 18th, 2017 | by Steve Hanley

Donald Trump says he wants to create American jobs, but he is cool to the idea of renewable energy, which he claims is "too expensive." Don't tell that to the US military, however. Last year, the Navy broke ground on a 4 megawatt (MW) solar array at the Naval Construction Battalion Center in Mississippi and the Army completed a large 30 MW solar array at Fort Benning, Georgia. Many soldiers deployed in Iraq and Afghanistan have seen first hand how human and economic resources are wasted to protect fossil fuel assets. After serving, they are also finding jobs in the solar industry



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