Veterans For Peace Climate Crisis and Militarism Project is part of the world-wide movement to end the climate crisis and promote climate, environmental, racial, and economic justice. Our emphasis focuses on how US militarism, the single largest institutional source of greenhouse gasses on the planet, fuels the climate crisis.
Presenter: Gary Butterfield was drafted into the U.S Army during the Vietnam war and then declared as a conscientious objector and opposed the war while in the military. He is resolute in acting on his commitment to peace he is past president of the San Diego chapter of Veterans For Peace and currently on the steering committee of the Climate Crisis & Militarism Project. He is also a member of the San Diego 350.org and is keenly interested in the effects of militarism on the climate crisis.