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There are 428 items related to Climate Change. Items are listed by date added.

 

Drowning in Complexity? Preliminary Findings on Gender, Peacebuilding and Climate Change in Honduras

Drowning in Complexity? Preliminary Findings on Gender, Peacebuilding and Climate Change in Honduras

Source: Springer Link, 2016

Author(s): Henri Myrttinen

Countries: Honduras

Topics: Climate Change, Gender, Renewable Resources

Added: 18/08/2017

 

Although the interconnected issues of gender, climate change and peacebuilding have been high on the international agenda for the past decades, and the interplay between the issues has been researched in pairs (i.e. gender/peacebuilding, gender/climate change, climate change/peacebuilding), there is little research available on the simultaneous interplay of the three....

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Institutionalising Women, Peace and Security in the Pacific Islands: Gendering the ‘Architecture of Entitlements’?

Institutionalising Women, Peace and Security in the Pacific Islands: Gendering the ‘Architecture of Entitlements’?

Source: International Political Science Review, 2016

Author(s): Nicole George

Topics: Climate Change, Gender, Governance, Programming

Added: 18/08/2017

 

Efforts to adopt provisions of the United Nations Women, Peace and Security agenda in local policy contexts are often hailed enthusiastically by gender advocates as a transformative development. But closer scrutiny of these localisation efforts may reveal something different. This article draws on theories of feminist institutionalism to examine the...

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Climate Change and the UN Security Council: Bully Pulpit or Bull in a China Shop?

Climate Change and the UN Security Council: Bully Pulpit or Bull in a China Shop?

Source: Global Environmental Politics , 2017

Author(s): Ken Conca, Joe Thwaites, and Goueun Lee

Topics: Climate Change, Conflict Prevention, Dispute Resolution/Mediation, Peace and Security Operations

Added: 17/08/2017

 

Although claims about climate/conflict links remain contested, concerns that climate change will affect peace and security have gained traction in academic, activist, and policy circles. One set of pressures for responsive action has centered on the UN Security Council, which has held several often-contentious debates on the topic. Whether the...

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Transboundary Data Sharing and Resilience Scenarios: Harnessing the Role of Regional Organizations for Environmental Security

Transboundary Data Sharing and Resilience Scenarios: Harnessing the Role of Regional Organizations for Environmental Security

Source: Water Security in a New World, 2017

Author(s): Saleem H. Ali and Asim Zia

Countries: India, Pakistan

Topics: Climate Change, Cooperation, Programming

Added: 17/08/2017

 

Effective regional planning in the Indus basin necessitates greater transboundary data sharing on environmental indicators. Reliable hydrological data across political borders is essential to ensure more accurate and effective risk management mechanisms. Given the high vulnerability of this region to climate change, data sharing through existing regional cooperation organizations such...

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Climate Change, the Erosion of State Sovereignty, and World Order

Climate Change, the Erosion of State Sovereignty, and World Order

Source: Center for Climate and Security, 2016

Author(s): Caitlin E. Werrell and Francesco Femia

Topics: Climate Change, Conflict Causes, Renewable Resources

Added: 14/08/2017

 

Climate change and its attendant impacts on natural resources have tra- ditionally been treated as a “soft security” issue—a challenge to be managed, but not necessarily a disruptive factor in international security. Until recently, climate change was primarily the domain of specialized negotiators, such as environmental ministers and individuals present at the...

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Global Food Prices, Regime Type, and Urban Unrest in the Developing World

Global Food Prices, Regime Type, and Urban Unrest in the Developing World

Source: Climate Change and African Political Stability, 2013

Author(s): Cullen S. Hendrix and Stephan Haggard

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

Added: 09/08/2017

 

Though only 15 percent of world food production is traded on international markets, prices for the remaining 85 percent – which circulates in local, regional, and national markets – are increasingly aligned with world prices. Local climate conditions in major exporting countries can thus have dramatic effects on food prices...

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How the Effects of Climate Change are a Contributing Issue in the Escalation and Development of Food Insecurity and Terrorism in Sub-Saharan Africa

How the Effects of Climate Change are a Contributing Issue in the Escalation and Development of Food Insecurity and Terrorism in Sub-Saharan Africa

Source: Global Education Research Journal, 2017

Author(s): Joao Henrique Tavares

Countries: Chad, Nigeria

Topics: Climate Change, Conflict Causes, Renewable Resources

Added: 09/08/2017

 

Many researches have recently discussed if there is a direct link between climate change and Terrorism while what really matters is to dialogue about climate change as a multiplier of threats, in order to avoid the depoliticisation of crises. To fight climate change, states must stop taking it as a...

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Geographic Overlaps between Priority Areas for Forest Carbon-Storage Efforts and Those for Delivering Peacebuilding Programs: Implications for Policy Design

Geographic Overlaps between Priority Areas for Forest Carbon-Storage Efforts and Those for Delivering Peacebuilding Programs: Implications for Policy Design

Source: Environmental Research Letters, 2017

Author(s): Augusto Castro-Nunez, Ole Mertz, and Chrystian C Sosa

Countries: Colombia

Topics: Climate Change, Livelihoods, Renewable Resources

Added: 07/08/2017

 

Of the countries considering national-level policies for incentivizing reductions in forest-based greenhouse gas emissions (REDDþ), some 25 are experiencing (or are emerging from) armedconflicts. It has been hypothesized that the outcomes of the interactions between carbon-storage and peacebuilding efforts could result in either improved or worsened forest conservation and likewise...

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The Predictive Value of Resource Defence Theory in Understanding Resource User Responses to Climatic Variability: Implications for the Viability of Institutions in a Resource Dependent Context

The Predictive Value of Resource Defence Theory in Understanding Resource User Responses to Climatic Variability: Implications for the Viability of Institutions in a Resource Dependent Context

Source: Human Ecology: An Interdisciplinary Journal, 2016

Author(s): Jane Addison

Countries: China, Mongolia

Topics: Climate Change, Governance, Livelihoods, Renewable Resources

Added: 06/08/2017

 

The ability of governance to achieve sustained environmental aims is a function of the scaling ‘fit’ between natural resources and the social domain. Resource defence theory postulates that resource availability and predictability are important attributes affecting territoriality and the evolution and viability of institutions governing access to a given natural...

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Evolving Discourses on Water Resource Management and Climate Change in the Equatorial Nile Basin

Evolving Discourses on Water Resource Management and Climate Change in the Equatorial Nile Basin

Source: The Journal of Environment & Development, 2017

Author(s): Nina Hissen, Declan Conway, Marisa C. Goulden

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

Added: 31/07/2017

 

Transboundary water resources management in the Equatorial Nile Basin (EQNB) is a politically contested issue. There is a growing body of literature examining water-related discourses which identifies the ability of powerful actors and institutions to influence policy. Concern about the effects of future climate change has featured strongly in research...

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