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There are 451 items related to Climate Change. Items are listed by date added.

 

Maintaining Arctic Cooperation with Russia

Maintaining Arctic Cooperation with Russia

Source: RAND Corporation, 2017

Author(s): Stephanie Pezard, Abbie Tingstad, Kristin Van Abel, and Scott Stephenson

Countries: Russia, United States

Topics: Climate Change, Cooperation

Added: 26/09/2017

 

Despite this being a period of generally heightened tensions between Russia and the West, cooperation on Arctic affairs has remained largely intact, with the exception of direct military-to-military cooperation in the region. This report examines potential transformations that could alter Russia's current cooperative stance there. It analyzes four current security...

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Lake Chad – Tackling Climate-Fragility Risks [Video]

Lake Chad – Tackling Climate-Fragility Risks [Video]

Source: aDelphi, 2017

Author(s): Stella Schaller, Janani Vivekananda, Stephan Wolters, Christopher Stolzenberg, and Paul-Müller Hahl

Countries: Cameroon, Chad, Niger, Nigeria

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

Added: 26/09/2017

 

The world’s most extensive humanitarian crisis since 1945 is currently playing out in the four countries that surround Lake Chad: Cameroon, Chad, Niger, and Nigeria. Multiple stressors converge in the region. Unemployment, violent insurgencies, poverty and depleting resources interact with climate change and create a perfect storm of climate-fragility risks....

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Climate Change and the Syrian Civil War Revisited

Climate Change and the Syrian Civil War Revisited

Source: Political Geography Journal, 2017

Author(s): Jan Selby, Omar S. Dahi, Christiane Fröhlich, and Mike Hulme

Countries: Syria

Topics: Climate Change, Conflict Causes, Renewable Resources

Added: 20/09/2017

 

For proponents of the view that anthropogenic climate change will become a ‘threat multiplier’ for instability in the decades ahead, the Syrian civil war has become a recurring reference point, providing apparently compelling evidence that such conflict effects are already with us. According to this view, human-induced climatic change was...

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Territorialising REDD+: Conflicts over Market-Based Forest Conservation in Lindi, Tanzania

Territorialising REDD+: Conflicts over Market-Based Forest Conservation in Lindi, Tanzania

Source: Land Use Policy, 2016

Author(s): Andreas Scheba and O. Sarobidy Rakotonarivo

Countries: Tanzania

Topics: Climate Change, Governance, Land, Programming, Renewable Resources

Added: 07/09/2017

 

In this paper we use the lens of political ecology to shed light on the causes and effects of pro-poor REDD+ induced land use conflicts. We build our study on recent theoretical work on territorialisation in nature conservation to analyse the conflicts and outcomes of the TFCG/Mjumita REDD+ project in...

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National Security and the Accelerating Risk of Climate Change

National Security and the Accelerating Risk of Climate Change

Source: Elementa, 2017

Author(s): Lee Gunn

Countries: United States of America

Topics: Climate Change, Conflict Prevention, Governance, Peace and Security Operations

Added: 07/09/2017

 

Since 2006, retired U.S. admirals and generals have been examining our changing physical world and assessing the impact of those changes on the security of the nation. A Military Advisory Board (MAB, convened by the CNA Corporation, a non-profit research and analysis institution that operates the Center for Naval Analyses...

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Multiple Stressors, Food System Vulnerability and Food Insecurity in Humla, Nepal

Multiple Stressors, Food System Vulnerability and Food Insecurity in Humla, Nepal

Source: Regional Environmental Change, 2017

Author(s): Yograj Gauta and Peter Andersen

Countries: Nepal

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

Added: 07/09/2017

 

As the impacts of climate change (CC) have become apparent, Nepal has recently implemented a number of programs emphasizing climate sensitive resource management and development interventions. However, the attribution of vulnerability to CC alone may misdirect these programs because it is only one of multiple factors that affect rural livelihoods....

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Climate Risk and Food Security in Mali: A Historical Perspective on Adaptation

Climate Risk and Food Security in Mali: A Historical Perspective on Adaptation

Source: Earth's Future, 2017

Author(s): Alessandra Giannini, P. Krishna Krishnamurthy, Rémi Cousin, Naouar Labidi, and Richard J. Choularton

Countries: Mali

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

Added: 07/09/2017

 

We combine socioeconomic data from a large-scale household survey with historical climate data to map the climate sensitivity of availability and access dimensions of food security in Mali, and infer the ways in which at-risk communities may have been impacted by persistent climatic shift. Thirty years after 1982–1984, the period...

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Climate Change Policies, Land Grabbing and Conflict: Perspectives from Southeast Asia

Climate Change Policies, Land Grabbing and Conflict: Perspectives from Southeast Asia

Source: Canadian Journal of Development Studies, 2017

Author(s): Esteve Corbera, Carol Hunsberger, and Chayan Vaddhanaphuti

Topics: Climate Change, Governance, Land, Livelihoods, Renewable Resources

Added: 07/09/2017

 

Since the late 1990s, and particularly over the past decade, we have witnessed a proliferation of land-related initiatives being globally promoted in response to the climate change “problem”. Some of these have been specifically designed and implemented to respond to decisions adopted under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate...

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Reconciling Islamic Ethics, Fossil Fuel Dependence, and Climate Change in the Middle East

Reconciling Islamic Ethics, Fossil Fuel Dependence, and Climate Change in the Middle East

Source: Review of Middle East Studies, 2017

Author(s): Saleem H. Ali

Topics: Climate Change, Cooperation, Extractive Resources, Governance

Added: 07/09/2017

 

The dominance of fossil fuel economies in the Middle East with large Muslim majority populations has led to a recurring question about the role Islamic ethics might play in galvanizing action on climate change. However, the perceived clash of economic values versus environmental norms in Islam deserves more careful examination....

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Implications of Climate Change and Disasters on Military Activities: Building Resiliency and Mitigating Vulnerability in the Balkan Region

Implications of Climate Change and Disasters on Military Activities: Building Resiliency and Mitigating Vulnerability in the Balkan Region

Source: Springer, 2017

Author(s): Orlin Nikolov and Swathi Veeravalli

Topics: Climate Change, Conflict Prevention, Cooperation, Governance

Added: 07/09/2017

 

This volume provides preliminary recommendations on ways to educate and develop experience-based expertise among disaster response, security and other professionals from diverse backgrounds, whose current and future interests relate to crisis management. The book takes a multidisciplinary approach to improving regional security cooperation and to addressing the complex issues of climate change...

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