GDAMS 2015 Photos & Reports
You can now see the full compilation of GDAMS 2015 actions worldwide.
Berlin Conference 2016
From 30 September to 3 October 2016, the International Peace Bureau will hold a conference on the reallocation of military expenditure.
GDAMS 2015 Statement
Read the statement released for GDAMS 2015 by the European network of peace organizations.

Global warring: how war and climate change are wired to the same engine

By Neil Faulkner

THE GLOBAL crisis is getting worse. Climate change, poverty, and war are tearing our world apart. These are not separate issues; they are not ‘single issues’. They are connected. They are part of a system of rival states and corporations. The driver of the system is competition for profit. Continue reading–>

Edison’s Bright Idea

By Emily Schwartz Greco

 

It dawned on Thomas Edison that sunshine could drive both his inventions and his friend Henry Ford’s horseless carriages.

“I’d put my money on the sun and solar energy,” he told Ford and Harvey Firestone, another enterprising inventor. “What a source of power! I hope we don’t have to wait until oil and coal run out before we tackle that.”

It’s starting to look like Edison’s wish could come true. Continue reading–>