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New "Backdraft" Podcast Series, on the Peace and Conflict Consequences of Climate Responses [Audio]

New "Backdraft" Podcast Series, on the Peace and Conflict Consequences of Climate Responses [Audio]

Source: Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, 2017

Author(s): Lauren Herzer Risi

Topics: Climate Change, Conflict Prevention, Programming, Renewable Resources

Added: 06/02/2017

 

The science is clear: To prevent major disruption, the global community must take steps to address climate change. But it is also increasingly clear that efforts to address climate change can have major effects on societies that are not always anticipated. The “backdraft” initiative at the Wilson Center is an effort...

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Environmental Change and Farmer-Herder Conflict in Agro-Pastoral West Africa

Environmental Change and Farmer-Herder Conflict in Agro-Pastoral West Africa

Source: Human Ecology, 2016

Author(s): Leif V. Brottem

Topics: Climate Change, Land, Livelihoods, Renewable Resources

Added: 06/02/2017

 

The debate concerning resource conflict, particularly in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA), has become a polarized “dialogue of the deaf” between modelers who argue for a robust relationship between climate anomalies and conflict and scholars who are skeptical of this assertion. Most skeptical scholars, arguing for the primary importance of economic and...

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Orphan River: Water Management of the Kabul River Basin in Afghanistan and Pakistan

Orphan River: Water Management of the Kabul River Basin in Afghanistan and Pakistan

Source: Stockholm International Water Institute, 2016

Countries: Afghanistan, Pakistan

Topics: Climate Change, Conflict Causes, Governance, Renewable Resources

Added: 01/02/2017

 

At least seven major rivers bend their course between the sinuous rocks of the Hindu Kush that divide Afghanistan and Pakistan, watering plains and sustaining life on both sides of the border. Yet it is the 480-kilometre trench Pakistan built between the two countries in 2014, reportedly to stem growing...

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Blue Diplomacy: Transboundary Water Governance from a Foreign Policy Lens

Blue Diplomacy: Transboundary Water Governance from a Foreign Policy Lens

Source: Heinrich Böll Stiftung, 2016

Author(s): Aneel Salman

Topics: Climate Change, Renewable Resources

Added: 01/02/2017

 

Water quantity and quality are deteriorating and the struggle among all common water users is likely to intensify. This may become even more visible in river basins that cross political boundaries of different countries. History reveals that in many situations, this mutual need may bring strategic cooperation rather than open...

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Addressing Global Environmental Challenges from a Peace Ecology Perspective

Addressing Global Environmental Challenges from a Peace Ecology Perspective

Source: Springer, 2016

Author(s): Hans Günter Brauch, Úrsula Oswald Spring, Juliet Bennett, and S. E. Serrano Oswald

Countries: Honduras, Mexico

Topics: Climate Change, Governance, Renewable Resources

Added: 01/02/2017

 

Addressing global environmental challenges from a peace ecology perspective, the present book offers peer-reviewed texts that build on the expanding field of peace ecology and applies this concept to global environmental challenges in the Anthropocene. Hans Günter Brauch (Germany) offers a typology of time and turning points in the 20th...

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Handbook on Sustainability Transition and Sustainable Peace

Handbook on Sustainability Transition and Sustainable Peace

Source: Springer, 2016

Author(s): Hans Günter Brauch, Úrsula Oswald Spring, John Grinn, and Jürgen Scheffran

Topics: Climate Change, Governance, Renewable Resources

Added: 01/02/2017

 

In this book 60 authors from many disciplines and from 18 countries on five continents examine in ten parts: Moving towards Sustainability Transition; Aiming at Sustainable Peace; Meeting Challenges of the 21st Century: Demographic Imbalances, Temperature Rise and the Climate–Conflict Nexus; Initiating Research on Global Environmental Change, Limits to Growth, Decoupling...

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Is Human Security a Relevant Concept in the Context of Climate Change Adaptation Policies?

Is Human Security a Relevant Concept in the Context of Climate Change Adaptation Policies?

Source: Springer, 2017

Author(s): Katriona McGlade, Christiane Gerstetter, Elizabeth Tedsen, and Rodrigo Vidaurre

Topics: Climate Change, Conflict Causes

Added: 01/02/2017

 

This paper analyses the relevance of the concept of human security for the purpose of climate adaptation policies. The starting point of this inquiry is recent high-level debates and reports framing climate change as a security issue. One way in which climate change can be considered a ‘security risk’ is...

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Climate Security as a Framework for Climate Policy and Governance

Climate Security as a Framework for Climate Policy and Governance

Source: Springer, 2017

Author(s): Mohamed Behnassi

Topics: Climate Change, Conflict Causes, Governance

Added: 01/02/2017

 

There is growing evidence that the impacts of climate change have the potential to trigger or amplify many risks and vulnerabilities with the possibility of increasing the likelihood of tensionsand conflicts in many fragile countries. This may also undermine the ability ofsomegovernmentsto provide the conditions necessary for human security. Such...

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Climate and National Security: Impacts on Foreign Policy [Video]

Climate and National Security: Impacts on Foreign Policy [Video]

Source: Aspen Institute , 2008

Author(s): Jay Gulledge, John Podesta, James Steinberg, and R. James Woolsey

Topics: Climate Change, Livelihoods

Added: 01/02/2017

 

A panel consisting of Jay Gulledge, John Podesta, James Steinberg, and R. James Woolsey discuss Climate and National Security: Impacts on Foreign Policy at the 2008 Aspen ideas Festival.

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The Age of Consequences: The Foreign Policy and National Security Implications of Global Climate Change

The Age of Consequences: The Foreign Policy and National Security Implications of Global Climate Change

Source: Center for Strategic & International Studies and Center for a New American Security, 2007

Author(s): Kurt M. Campbell, Jay Gulledge, J.R. McNeill, John Podesta, Peter Ogden, Leon Fuerth, R. James Woolsey, Alexander T.J. Lennon, Julianne Smith, Richard Weitz, and Derek Mix

Topics: Climate Change, Land

Added: 01/02/2017

 

In August 2007, a Russian adventurer descended 4,300 meters under the thinning ice of the North Pole to plant a titanium flag, claiming some 1.2 million square kilometers of the Arctic for mother Russia. Not to be outdone, the Prime Minister of Canada stated his intention to boost his nation’s...

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