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SOARING: The Harms and Risks Of Fighter Jets and Why Canada Must Not Buy a New Fleet

SOARING: The Harms and Risks Of Fighter Jets and Why Canada Must Not Buy a New Fleet

By By Tamara Lorincz, Women’s International League for Peace & Freedom (WILPF) Canada [From Safe Skies Clean Water WI: This 48-page report pulls together the variety of problems with fighter jets in great detail. Read the full report here.] An excerpt from the Executive Summary: A fighter jet is an instrument of extreme violence. The…

Report: Environmental CSR reporting by the arms industry
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Report: Environmental CSR reporting by the arms industry

Dec 2021, Conflict and Environment Observatory Read online In this report, Leonie Nimmo and Hana Manjusak examine the environmental Corporate Social Responsibility reporting of some of the world’s biggest arms companies, and discover that it may be far more useful than you might think. Safe Skies Clean Water Wisconsin is one of the 223 organisations…

The Military Emissions Gap
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The Military Emissions Gap

View your government’s military emissions data: The Military Emissions Gap Militaries are huge energy users whose greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions are making a significant contribution to the climate crisis. The UN Framework Convention on Climate Change obliges some states to report on their GHG emissions every year. But because reporting military emissions is voluntary, data…

US Military: Largest Consumer of Oil & Emitter of CO2

US Military: Largest Consumer of Oil & Emitter of CO2

Our Climate Crisis and US Militarism US militarism is the elephant in the room when it comes to the global climate crisis. Members of Veterans For Peace (VFP) have formed the Climate Crisis and Militarism Project (CCMP) to address the connections between US militarism and the climate crisis. We seek to motivate others to help…

New Yard Signs are here!
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New Yard Signs are here!

Donations of $5 or more per sign will help cover our costs. Please contact yardsigns@safeskiescleanwaterwi.org to get details on how to get one. Thanks to Clare Norelle for the striking artwork!

Lawsuits filed by Safe Skies Clean Water WI

Lawsuits filed by Safe Skies Clean Water WI

Complaint filed against the Environmental Assessment on December 7, 2020 in the federal Western District Court of Wisconsin. Complaint filed against the Environmental Impact Statement on March 10, 2021 in federal District Court for Washington, D.C. Complaint filed against the Environmental Assessment on December 7, 2020 in the federal Western District Court of Wisconsin. Safe…

Military Poisons website

A project of WILPF US Earth Democracy Committee and Military Poisons: Exposing the Military as the Hidden Polluter of Water and Food with PFAS, a family of “forever chemicals.” militarypoisons.org

State Candidates Respond to Safe Skies Clean Water Questions
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State Candidates Respond to Safe Skies Clean Water Questions

We don’t suggest you vote based on a single issue, but we sent a list of questions relating to F-35 fighter jets and PFAS to candidates for State Assembly and State Senate in the North and East side Madison districts. Here are the responses we received: Senate District 26 (Risser Seat) Candidate Responses to Safe…

PFAS, COVID and potential environmental racism

PFAS, COVID and potential environmental racism

The draft environmental impact study acknowledged that there will be “significant disproportionate impacts to low-income and minority populations as well as children.”  Although much of the US government is phasing out fluorine based firefighting foam use,  due to having jets with composite bodies like the Lockheed Martin F-35, the fluorine based foams will continue to be…