Weapons, Waste, and Pollution

 

There are 113 items related to Weapons, Waste, and Pollution. Items are listed by date added.

 

The Effect of Warfare on the Environment

Source: Journal of Peace Research, 2010

Author(s): Rafael Reuveny, Andreea S Mihalache-O'Keef, and Quan Li

Topics: Programming, Renewable Resources, Weapons, Waste, and Pollution

Added: 09/02/2016

 

Does warfare affect the environment? This question has received some theoretical and empirical attention, but none of the extant studies has employed large-N statistical models. This article theorizes the possible effects of warfare on the environment and estimates large-N statistical models of these effects on CO2 emissions per capita, NOXemissions per...

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Asia-Pacific Rebalance 2025: Capabilities, Presence and Partnerships - Report Findings [Video]

Asia-Pacific Rebalance 2025: Capabilities, Presence and Partnerships - Report Findings [Video]

Source: Center for Strategic and International Studies, 2016

Countries: Afghanistan, Asia, China, North Korea, South Korea, United States

Topics: Peace and Security Operations, Weapons, Waste, and Pollution

Added: 01/02/2016

 

The Center for Strategic and International Studies was tasked by Congress in the National Defense Authorization Act of 2015 with conducting an independent assessment of the Asia-Pacific rebalance first announced by President Obama in 2011. Four years into the rebalance the the Department of Defense should receive high marks for...

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Asia-Pacific Rebalance 2025: Capabilities, Presence, and Partnerships

Asia-Pacific Rebalance 2025: Capabilities, Presence, and Partnerships

Source: Center for Strategic and International Studies, 2016

Countries: Afghanistan, Asia, China, Japan, North Korea, United States

Topics: Peace and Security Operations, Weapons, Waste, and Pollution

Added: 01/02/2016

 

In November 2011, President Obama declared, “the United States is turning [its] attention to the vast potential of the Asia Pacific region.” This announcement of a deliberate  “rebalance” to Asia and the Pacific reflected the American people’s growing recognition of the importance of the region to U.S. interests and the...

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Informe Final Mira y Actualización: Derrame de Crudo en Ríos Mira y Caunapi Tumaco (Nariño)

Informe Final Mira y Actualización: Derrame de Crudo en Ríos Mira y Caunapi Tumaco (Nariño)

Updated Report: Pipeline Attacks in the Mira and Caunapi Rivers in Tumaco (Nariño)

Source: OCHA Colombia, 2015

Countries: Colombia

Topics: Weapons, Waste, and Pollution

Added: 28/01/2016

 

Desde 2009, las comunidades que se abastecen de los ríos Caunapí, Rosario y Mira han reportado afectaciones debido a la contaminación causada por ataques contra la infraestructura petrolera y la instalación de refinerías/válvulas ilegales en el Oleoducto Trasandino.   El 7 de junio de 2015 se presentó una acción armada contra el...

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Oil Tank Fires in Libya [Photos]

Oil Tank Fires in Libya [Photos]

Source: NASA: Earth Observatory, 2016

Countries: Libya

Topics: Extractive Resources, Weapons, Waste, and Pollution

Added: 12/01/2016

 

Images can be seen of oil tank fires in Libya from January 5-7, 2016.   After battles in Libya on January 4–6, 2016, several fires were observed at oil production and storage facilities near Sidra, on the coast between Sirte and Benghazi. Smoke plumes from several oil tanks and facilities spread a...

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Online Identification of Conflict Related Environmental Damage

Online Identification of Conflict Related Environmental Damage

Source: Bellingcat, 2015

Author(s): Wim Zwijnenburg

Countries: Syria

Topics: Land, Weapons, Waste, and Pollution

Added: 06/01/2016

 

With the conflict in Syria soon to enter its fifth year, large parts of the country have been laid to waste by intense fighting, bombardment and shelling. Understandably, most of the focus has been on the fighting and the direct victims of armed violence, with rather less on other impacts...

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La Guerra contra las Drogas Destruye Vidas, y también el Medioambiente

La Guerra contra las Drogas Destruye Vidas, y también el Medioambiente

The War on Drugs Destroys Lives, and also the Environment

Source: VICE, 2015

Countries: Colombia

Topics: Livelihoods, Renewable Resources, Weapons, Waste, and Pollution

Added: 04/01/2016

 

Las políticas narcóticas suscritas por Naciones Unidas y financiadas por Estados Unidos no han fracasado únicamente a la hora de ralentizar el tráfico de drogas, sino que podrían ser también responsables de la decrepitud medioambiental y de la aceleración del cambio climático.

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¿Y Cómo se Repara al Medio Ambiente?

¿Y Cómo se Repara al Medio Ambiente?

And, How to Repair the Environment?

Source: Pacifista, 2015

Author(s): Juan David Ortiz Franco

Countries: Colombia

Topics: Land, Weapons, Waste, and Pollution

Added: 04/01/2016

 

La mancha de petróleo llegó al Pacífico. Las barreras que pusieron los expertos de las compañías petroleras para evitarlo no fueron suficientes. El jueves Juan Carlos Echeverri, presidente de Ecopetrol, reconoció que un pequeño hilo de crudo se filtró por uno de los brazos del río Mira y desembocó en...

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Teaching to the Test: Climate Change, Militarism, and the Pedagogy of Hopefulness

Teaching to the Test: Climate Change, Militarism, and the Pedagogy of Hopefulness

Source: Journal of Peace Education, 2014

Author(s): Randall Amster

Topics: Climate Change, Programming, Weapons, Waste, and Pollution

Added: 21/12/2015

 

Climate change and militarism pose existential threats to human existence, and are linked through a number of related processes including access to resources, patterns of consumption, and the workings of the global economy. As nations increasingly militarize their domestic affairs and international postures alike, such patterns can feed back into...

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Peace and Pollution: An Examination of Palestinian—Israeli Trans-Boundary Hazardous Waste Management 20 Years after the Oslo Peace Accords

Peace and Pollution: An Examination of Palestinian—Israeli Trans-Boundary Hazardous Waste Management 20 Years after the Oslo Peace Accords

Source: Journal of Peacebuilding & Development, 2013

Author(s): Ilan Alleson , Jamie Levin , Shmuel Brenner, and Mohammad Said Al Hmaidi

Countries: Israel, Palestine

Topics: Cooperation, Peace Agreements, Weapons, Waste, and Pollution

Added: 21/12/2015

 

As part of the Oslo Accords, Israel and the Palestinian Authority agreed to jointly manage issues of environmental concern according to internationally recognised standards. The purpose of this paper is to qualitatively evaluate the outcomes of the Palestinian–Israeli Oslo environmental peace agreements regarding trans-boundary hazardous waste management. Although the environmental...

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