Arms fairs such as the DSEI are the oil in the machinery of the international arms trade – and the sales it facilitates fuel conflict, support repression and make the world a more dangerous place for all.
The UK government supports and promotes this devastating industry, while other sectors that could make us safer are neglected. Shifting priorities from Arms to Renewables would help us tackle one of the biggest threats we face: climate change.
Research shows that a move towards offshore wind and marine energy would provide alternative employment for arms trade workers and could produce more jobs than the entire arms industry.
Get involved in creative action on Wednesday 6th September to call for jobs which create a safer, rather than a more dangerous world.