Climate Change

 

There are 412 items related to Climate Change. Items are listed by date added.

 

Climate Change and International Water Conflict in Central Asia

Climate Change and International Water Conflict in Central Asia

Source: Journal of Peace Research, 2012

Author(s): Thomas Bernauer and Tobias Siegfried

Topics: Climate Change, Conflict Causes, Renewable Resources

Added: 18/06/2017

 

We engage in a critical assessment of the neo-malthusian claim that climatic changes can be an important source of international tensions, in the extreme even militarized interstate disputes. The most likely scenario is conflict over water allocation in international catchments shared by poorer, less democratic, and politically less stable countries,...

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Epicenters of Climate and Security: The New Geostrategic Landscape of the Anthropocene

Epicenters of Climate and Security: The New Geostrategic Landscape of the Anthropocene

Source: Center for Climate and Security, 2017

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

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

Added: 18/06/2017

 

Multilateral political treaties. Just-in-time supply chains. Internet server infrastructure. Each of these illustrates the complex web of interdependence and reciprocity in our globalized society. The threats and challenges that confront it are often just as complex, with climate change being a particularly wicked problem, as uncertainties are many, impacts are...

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China, India, and War over Water

China, India, and War over Water

Source: Challgenges in Asia, 2016

Author(s): Jin H. Pak

Countries: China, India

Topics: Climate Change, Conflict Causes, Renewable Resources

Added: 15/06/2017

 

This article examines the likelihood of water insecurity causing war between China and India. Water insecurity itself will not likely lead to armed conflict. But when coupled with other international and domestic factors, it could increase the likelihood of war. China’s water scarcity and its widening north-south water gap have...

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The Weaponization of Water in Syria and Iraq

The Weaponization of Water in Syria and Iraq

Source: The Washington Quarterly, 2016

Author(s): Marcus DuBois King

Countries: Iraq, Syria

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

Added: 15/06/2017

 

Attempts to identify linkages between climate-related events and conflict have led to ambiguous and contested results. Some analyses have found notable correlation between human conflict and climate-related events; however, they were criticized for being too broad in scope and scale. This debate has inspired additional, more specific research to examine...

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Climate Change and Security in the Israeli-Palestinian Context

Climate Change and Security in the Israeli-Palestinian Context

Source: Journal of Peace Research, 2012

Author(s): Eran Feitelson, Abdelrahman Tamimi, and Gad Rosenthal

Countries: Israel, Palestine

Topics: Climate Change, Renewable Resources

Added: 14/06/2017

 

The Middle East is among the least stable and most fragile regions. It is not surprising, therefore, that concerns have been raised regarding the potential implications of climate change. This article critically examines the potential interactions between climate change and conflict in the Israeli–Palestinian case. Based on a review of...

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Climate Change and Armed Conflict: Challenges and Opportunities for Maintaining International Peace and Security through Climate Justice

Climate Change and Armed Conflict: Challenges and Opportunities for Maintaining International Peace and Security through Climate Justice

Source: University of the West of England, 2016

Author(s): Onita Das

Topics: Climate Change, Governance

Added: 05/06/2017

 

Climate change is a global phenomenon. As the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) stated almost a decade ago, “warming of the climate system is unequivocal, as is now evident from observations of increases in global average air and ocean temperatures, wide-spread melting of snow and ice and...

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Torn between War and Peace: Critiquing the Use of War to Mobilize Peaceful Climate Action

Torn between War and Peace: Critiquing the Use of War to Mobilize Peaceful Climate Action

Source: Energy Policy, 2017

Author(s): Johannes Kester and Benjamin K. Sovacool

Topics: Climate Change, Governance, Programming

Added: 05/06/2017

 

Notable studies have suggested the potentiality of the WWII wartime mobilization as a model for climate change adaptation and/or mitigation. The argument being that we need a similar rapid and total shift in our industrial social and economic environment to prevent or at least address the pending impacts of climate...

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Translating Climate Security Policy into Practice

Translating Climate Security Policy into Practice

Source: Planetary Security Initiative, 2017

Author(s): Malin Mobjörk and Dan Smith

Topics: Climate Change, Governance, Programming

Added: 05/06/2017

 

Climate change involves different consequences (flood, drought, sea level rise, etc.) which simultaneously affect numerous issue-areas (agriculture, transport, energy production, human and animal health, etc.), different levels of society (ranging from local to global), and different regions across the globe. Because of these risks’ multi-faceted characteristics, policy responses are needed...

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Winter is Coming: The Long-Run Effects of Climate Change on Conflict, 1400-1900

Winter is Coming: The Long-Run Effects of Climate Change on Conflict, 1400-1900

Source: IZA Institute for Labor Economics, 2017

Author(s): Murat Iyigun, Nathan Nunn, and Nancy Qian

Topics: Climate Change, Conflict Causes

Added: 24/05/2017

 

This paper investigates the long-run effects of climate change on conflict by examining cooling from 1400-1900 CE, a period that includes most of the Little Ice Age. We construct a geo-referenced and digitized database of conflicts in Europe, North Africa, and the Near East from 1400-1900, which we merge with...

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Environmental Security and Its Implications for China's Foreign Relations

Environmental Security and Its Implications for China's Foreign Relations

Source: East West Center Working Paper , 2011

Author(s): Junko Mochizuki and Zhong Xiang Zhang

Countries: China

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

Added: 24/05/2017

 

China’s emerging standing in the world demands a major rethinking of its diplomatic strategies. Given its population size, geographical scale, economic power and military presence, China is praised to play a larger political role in the twenty-first century, and is thus perceived by the international community to have greater capacities,...

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