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Impact on Public Investment

Over one half of the federal government’s total assets - buildings, aircraft, ships, vehicles, computers, and weapons – are used for national defense.  In 2000, the Pentagon’s total assets were valued at $1.1 trillion. Total Pentagon assets have steadily risen since then, amounting to $1.8 trill...


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The US Military Emits More Carbon Than Sweden

June 12, 2019 Defense One

If the Pentagon were a country in 2017, says co-director Neta Crawford, "it would have been the world's 55th largest greenhouse gas emitter, with emissions larger than Portugal, Sweden, or Denmark."