NATO chief wants climate-friendly militaries

Posted On: Aug 19, 2022   |   Posted By: RT

NATO chief wants climate-friendly militaries

At the latest summit, Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said the armies of the future will be electrified
NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg vowed on Tuesday to cut the military behemoth's carbon emissions to zero by 2050 and send the soldiers of the future to battlefields in electric vehicles.
Stoltenberg spoke as NATO leaders gathered in Madrid for the alliance's annual three-day summit. This year, the bloc will release an updated Strategic Concept - a document that outlines its mission and stance toward non-members. It will address China as a “challenge” for the first time, and in the words of Stoltenberg on Monday, “will make clear that allies consider Russia as the most significant and direct threat to our security.”
However, the NATO chief opened the summit with a meeting on climate change, and in his speech beforehand, promised to give the alliance a green overhaul.
Stoltenberg announced that NATO will reduce its carbon emissions by at least 45% by 2030, and reach net zero by 2050, via a mix of...

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