Climate Change

 

There are 496 items related to Climate Change. Items are listed by date added.

 

The Environmental Security Debate and its Significance for Climate Change

The Environmental Security Debate and its Significance for Climate Change

Source: The International Spectator Italian Journal of International Affairs, 2008

Author(s): Rita Floyd

Topics: Climate Change, Conflict Causes

Added: 19/02/2018

 

Policymakers, military strategists and academics all increasingly hail climate change as a security issue. This article revisits the (comparatively) long-standing “environmental security debate” and asks what lessons that earlier debate holds for the push towards making climate change a security issue. Two important claims are made. First, the emerging climate...

View Item

 

 

Yemen between the Impact of the Climate Change and the Ongoing Saudi-Yemen War: A Real Tragedy

Yemen between the Impact of the Climate Change and the Ongoing Saudi-Yemen War: A Real Tragedy

Source: Center for Governance and Peace-building-Yemen, Centre for International Development Issues, 2017

Author(s): Hadil Mohamed, Moose Elayah, and Lau Schuplen

Countries: Yemen

Topics: Climate Change, Humanitarian Assistance, Renewable Resources

Added: 19/02/2018

 

Climate change is one of the global inevitable challenges that face societies in our time. The process of global warming shows no signs of decreasing and is expected to bring about long-term changes in weather conditions. Climate change poses a fundamental threat to the places, species and people's livelihoods. It...

View Item

 

 

Climate Change and Violent Conflict

Climate Change and Violent Conflict

Source: Science, 2012

Author(s): Jürgen Scheffran, Michael Brzoska, Jasmin Kominek, P. Michael Link, and Janpeter Schilling

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

Added: 14/02/2018

 

Current debates over the relation between climate change and conflict originate in a lack of data, as well as the complexity of pathways connecting the two phenomena.

View Item

 

 

Introduction to Special Issue: Disciplinary Perspectives on Climate Change and Conflict

Introduction to Special Issue: Disciplinary Perspectives on Climate Change and Conflict

Source: Current Climate Change Reports, 2017

Author(s): Elisabeth A. Gilmore

Topics: Climate Change, Conflict Causes

Added: 14/02/2018

 

Researchers from five social science disciplines—anthropology, criminology, economics, geography, and political science—review the literature on climate change and conflict, focusing on the contributions since the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)’s Fifth Assessment Report. These authors find little evidence for direct pathways from climate change to violence, especially for group-level violence...

View Item

 

 

Sampling Bias in Climate–Conflict Research

Sampling Bias in Climate–Conflict Research

Source: Nature Climate Change, 2018

Author(s): Courtland Adams, Tobias Ide, Jon Barnett, and Adrien Detges

Countries: El Salvador, Guatemala

Topics: Climate Change, Conflict Causes

Added: 13/02/2018

 

Critics have argued that the evidence of an association between climate change and conflict is flawed because the research relies on a dependent variable sampling strategy. Similarly, it has been hypothesized that convenience of access biases the sample of cases studied (the ‘streetlight effect’). This also gives rise to claims...

View Item

 

 

Water Scarcity, Climate Change and Conflict in the Middle East: Securing Livelihoods, Building Peace

Water Scarcity, Climate Change and Conflict in the Middle East: Securing Livelihoods, Building Peace

Source: I. B. Tauris, 2017

Author(s): Christopher Ward and Sandra Ruckstuhl

Topics: Climate Change, Conflict Causes, Renewable Resources

Added: 11/02/2018

 

The countries that make up the MENA region display wide diversity. One of the poorest countries in the world sits alongside two of the wealthiest, whilst the region’s natural resources range from immeasurable oil and gas reserves to some of the scantiest natural endowments anywhere in the world. Yet through...

View Item

 

 

Water Security in Transboundary Systems: Cooperation in Intractable Conflicts and the Nile System

Water Security in Transboundary Systems: Cooperation in Intractable Conflicts and the Nile System

Source: Anthem Press, 2017

Author(s): Jenny R. Kehl

Countries: Egypt, Ethiopia, Kenya, South Sudan, Sudan, Uganda

Topics: Climate Change, Cooperation, Governance, Renewable Resources

Added: 09/02/2018

 

Transboundary water- governance systems are emerging to negotiate watersharing policies to promote security, stability and sustainability. Yet transboundary water disputes occur within most major shared water systems, and weak riparians are often coerced to agree to water- sharing policies that adversely affect them. This chapter examines strategies to promote cooperation...

View Item

 

 

Sustainability, Stability, Security - Why It Is Vital for Global Security and Stability to Tackle Climate Change and Invest in Sustainability

Sustainability, Stability, Security - Why It Is Vital for Global Security and Stability to Tackle Climate Change and Invest in Sustainability

Source: World Wildlife Fund, 2017

Author(s): Antoine Meunier

Topics: Climate Change, Conflict Prevention, Governance, Livelihoods

Added: 06/02/2018

 

The present report, — “Sustainability, Stability, Security” — is an analysis of concrete situations based on existing sources. Drawing on the most recent IPCC report on climate change, it highlights the many consequences of climate change: rising sea levels, extreme weather events, water stress, land degradation and desertification, increased competition...

View Item

 

 

Action on Climate and Security Risks - Review of Progress 2017

Action on Climate and Security Risks - Review of Progress 2017

Source: Netherlands Institute of International Relations ‘Clingendael’, adelphi, SIPRI, and Center for Climate and Security, 2017

Author(s): Janani Vivekananda

Topics: Climate Change, Governance, Livelihoods, Programming

Added: 06/02/2018

 

The report comes after a year of ongoing and worsening political conflict and humanitarian crises. At the same time, the impacts of climate change have hit home.  Hurricanes, floods and tropical storms have buffeted the Caribbean, North America and South Asia, whilst drought and desertification push thousands more towards extreme...

View Item

 

 

Facing an Unpredictable Threat: Is NATO Ideally Placed to Manage Climate Change as a Non-Traditional Threat Multiplier?

Facing an Unpredictable Threat: Is NATO Ideally Placed to Manage Climate Change as a Non-Traditional Threat Multiplier?

Source: Partnership for Peace Consortium of Defense Academies and Security Studies Institutes, 2017

Author(s): Amar Causevic

Topics: Climate Change, Peace and Security Operations

Added: 06/02/2018

 

This paper examines NATO’s perception of climate change as a non-traditional threat multiplier. For well over a decade, European as well as Pentagon and other U.S. government studies and policy documents have noted that as the planet continues to warm, arable land continues to disappear, cyclones become more powerful, droughts...

View Item

 

 

1 2 3 4 550