Stop drilling oil and mining coal on territories claimed by more than one nation
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Ban Ki-moon, Secretary-General of the United Nations, Barack Obama, President of the United States, Vladimir Putin, President of Russia, Shinzō Abe, Prime Minister of Japan, Manmohan Singh, Prime Minister of India, Cristina Fernández de Kirchner, President of Argentina, Stephen Harper, Prime Minister of Canada, Hu Jintao, President of China, Helle Thorning-Schmidt, Prime Minister of Denmark, David Cameron, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, Benjamin Netanyahu, Prime Minister of Israel, Najib Mikati, Prime Minister of Lebanon, Jens Stoltenberg, Prime Minister of Norway, Benigno Aquino III, President of the Philippines, Omar al-Bashir, President of Sudan, Salva Kiir Mayardit, President of South Sudan, Nguyen Tan Dung, Prime Minister of Vietnam
We need to leave about 86 percent of known fossil fuel resources in the ground to stay within our carbon budget and hopefully avoid raising global temperatures by more than two degrees Celsius. Still exploration and extraction continues unabated.
Some resources are in undergrounds below contested territories. Not only are these hydrocarbons in ecologically responsible excess - they also risk causing the spilling of human blood even before they make it to the consumer.
Wasting money on military and even spilling blood to get to be the ones who wreck the planet - this is madness.