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Intergovernmental Organizations and Climate Security: Advancing the Research Agenda

Intergovernmental Organizations and Climate Security: Advancing the Research Agenda

Source: Wiley, 2017

Author(s): Lisa M. Dellmuth, Maria-Therese Gustafsson, Niklas Bremberg, and Malin Mobjörk

Topics: Climate Change, Conflict Prevention, Cooperation, Governance, Programming

Added: 13/11/2017

 

Climate-related security challenges are transnational in character, leading states to increasingly rely on intergovernmental organizations (IGOs)—such as the European Union and the North-Atlantic Treaty Organization—for policy solutions. While climate security issues do not typically fit comfortably within the mandates of existing IGOs, recent decades have seen increasing efforts by IGOs...

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Climate Change and Violence: Insights from Political Science

Climate Change and Violence: Insights from Political Science

Source: Current Climate Change Reports, 2017

Author(s): Ole Magnus Theisen

Topics: Climate Change, Conflict Causes, Governance

Added: 12/11/2017

 

Armed conflict is said to be development in reverse. Growing awareness of negative social consequences of climate change has triggered an upsurge in studies on its implications for violence. This review assesses the role climate change could play in triggering collective violence from a broad political science perspective. The form...

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Water Conflicts in a Historical Perspective: Environmental Factors in the Middle East Crisis

Water Conflicts in a Historical Perspective: Environmental Factors in the Middle East Crisis

Source: Global Environment Journal, 2017

Author(s): Valerio Caruso

Topics: Climate Change, Conflict Causes, Renewable Resources

Added: 12/11/2017

 

This article analyses the importance of a water crisis in causing conflict, the use of water as a weapon and the environmental impact of wars, in the Middle East. In a context of increasing water scarcity, influenced by morphological constraints, population growth, economic development and diplomatic disputes between the riparian...

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Hampton Roads Infastructure: Potential Impact of Sea Level Rise on Military Sites [Infographic]

Hampton Roads Infastructure: Potential Impact of Sea Level Rise on Military Sites [Infographic]

Source: Center for Climate and Energy Solutions, 2017

Countries: United States

Topics: Climate Change, Peace and Security Operations

Added: 06/11/2017

 

Reference Sea Level rise may approach 1 meter by 2100. A 10-foot storm surge today would exceed the 3-meter rise shown. 

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Beyond Borders: Our Changing Climate – Its Role in Conflict and Displacement

Beyond Borders: Our Changing Climate – Its Role in Conflict and Displacement

Source: Environmental Justice Foundation, 2017

Topics: Climate Change, Humanitarian Assistance, Renewable Resources

Added: 06/11/2017

 

As I write this, levels of carbon dioxide in our global atmosphere have just exceeded 410 parts per million (ppm) for the first time in human history, they haven’t reached this level for millions of years. Scientists predicted that this would happen, and it has. The consequences are reflected in...

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Grabbing the 'Clean Slate': The Politics of the Intersection of Land Grabbing, Disasters and Climate Change

Grabbing the 'Clean Slate': The Politics of the Intersection of Land Grabbing, Disasters and Climate Change

Source: International Institute of Social Studies, 2015

Author(s): Maria Angelina Mariano Uson

Countries: Philippines

Topics: Climate Change, Land

Added: 31/10/2017

 

Land grabs in the wake of a disaster are nothing new. However this phenomenon gains certain particularities and interest when it happens within the current context of climate change policy initiatives and the global land rush. This nexus produces a new set of political processes containing new actors and alliances,...

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How Are Climate Change and Human Security Interrelated (Chapter in "Implications of Climate Change and Disasters on Military Activities")

How Are Climate Change and Human Security Interrelated (Chapter in "Implications of Climate Change and Disasters on Military Activities")

Source: Springer, 2017

Author(s): Janani Vivekananda

Topics: Climate Change, Humanitarian Assistance, Livelihoods, Renewable Resources

Added: 29/10/2017

 

The consequences of climate change are already upon us and are projected to worsen. Impacts are already being felt around the world. These impacts will be most harmful to security and stability in already fragile contexts where vulnerable communities are already facing the risk of conflict and insecurity. This presentation...

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Environmental Diplomacy in South Asia: Considering the Environmental Security, Conflict and Development Nexus

Environmental Diplomacy in South Asia: Considering the Environmental Security, Conflict and Development Nexus

Source: Geoforum, 2017

Author(s): Mabroor Hassan, Manzoor Khan Afridi, and Muhammad Irfan Khan

Countries: Pakistan

Topics: Climate Change, Conflict Prevention, Cooperation, Governance, Renewable Resources

Added: 29/10/2017

 

Environmental security concerns have broadened the national security agenda and discourse of international relations. Yet environmental insecurity issues have endured impacts on livelihood, human security, social equity, human rights, internal security, political stability, economic growth and development of the state. Environmental challenges, such as climate change, water scarcity and energy...

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Conflict-Sensitive Adaptation to Climate Change in Africa

Conflict-Sensitive Adaptation to Climate Change in Africa

Source: Climate Diplomacy Series, 2014

Author(s): Urmilla Bob, Salomé Bronkhorst, Alexander Carius, and Dennis Tänzler

Countries: Kenya, Uganda

Topics: Climate Change, Conflict Prevention, Programming

Added: 08/10/2017

 

This edited volume, entitled Conflict-sensitive climate change adaptation in Africa, focuses on conflict-sensitivity in climate change adaptation strategies and practices in Africa and brings together the voices of academics, practitioners and policymakers from across the globe and Africa. Key questions that frame the contributions are: how do climate change and/or climate...

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Mapping Hotspots of Climate and Security Vulnerability [Podcast]

Mapping Hotspots of Climate and Security Vulnerability [Podcast]

Source: New Security Beat, 2017

Author(s): Joshua Busby

Topics: Climate Change, Land, Renewable Resources

Added: 03/10/2017

 

Maps help us to grasp complex ideas, such as patterns of risk and vulnerability, but the stories they tell can have significant implications. “It’s very difficult to validate that what you’re capturing in the maps is representative of real-world phenomenon,” says Joshua Busby in this week’s “Backdraft” episode, describing his...

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