Sustainability and National Security

  • January 01, 2012
  • Mister James Hartman

Military forces must have the land, air, water, and energy/fuel to train and operate today, and into the future. In a world that has finite resources and is increasingly experiencing high competition for these resources, how can these resources be assured, how can conflict over scarce resources be avoided and when can cooperation over resources issues be used to promote peace? This research report addresses how security organizations throughout the world are, or could be, approaching sustainability.