The Climate Crisis, the Military and the Green New Deal @6:30 PM
March 31, 2021 @ 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM
On Wednesday, March 31 at 6:30 PM Brooklyn For Peace Climate Crisis Event – is a forum on endless wars and excessive military spending, the climate crisis, and growing inequality and unemployment are interconnected crises.
Betta Broad (Campaign director of New Yorkers for Clean Power and the Director of Advocacy & Organizing at the Association for Energy Affordability) will present as a Brooklyn for Peace board member on the interconnected crises of endless wars, the climate emergency and inequality and how to take action.
Heidi Peltier, Assistant Research Professor of Political Science and Director of the Cost of War Project at Boston University will talk about the Green New Deal and the green jobs it can create. contact information – firstname.lastname@example.org
Lorah Steichen , the Outreach Coordinator for the National Priorities Project at the Institute for Policy Studies, will talk about how to alter U.S. Federal budget priorities to promote peace, economic security, and climate justice. contact information – email@example.com
Endless wars and excessive military spending, the climate crisis, and growing inequality and unemployment are interconnected crises.
- How do militarism and war contribute to the climate crisis?
- How do war and the climate crisis promote inequality and erode the social safety net?
- How can cutting military spending fund the Green New Deal and create green jobs?
Sponsors: 350 Brooklyn; Bay Ridge Peace Action; Brooklyn Emerge; Environmentalists Against War; Fort Greene Peace; NYC War Resisters League; Peace Action New York State; Peace Action of Staten Island; United University Professions (UUP); World Beyond War;