Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs

Scientists want to make it a war crime to damage the environment in a conflict

Research by the Costs of War Project is mentioned in regards to the open letter signed by scientists calling for governments to be held responsible for environmental damage their militaries inflict in war zones. "“Increases in cancer, birth defects, and other conditions have been associated with war-related environmental damage and toxins” in Iraq, according to the Costs of War Project."

July 30, 2019 Vox