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Climate Change and Terrorist Groups - Explaining the Links [Video]

Climate Change and Terrorist Groups - Explaining the Links [Video]

Source: Adelphi, 2017

Author(s): Neil Morisetti, Bert Koenders, and Lukas Rüttinger

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

Added: 07/09/2017

 

The rise of non-state armed groups and terrorism poses new challenges for national, regional and international security. As the climate is changing, so too are the conditions in which these groups operate. Our new video, featuring Neil Morisetti and Bert Koenders, sheds light on ongoing discussions and latest research revolving...

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Michael Kugelman on Pakistan’s “Nightmare” Water Scenario [Audio]

Michael Kugelman on Pakistan’s “Nightmare” Water Scenario [Audio]

Source: The Wilson Center, 2017

Author(s): Benjamin Dills

Countries: Pakistan

Topics: Climate Change, Governance, Renewable Resources

Added: 20/08/2017

 

“Water scarcity is a nightmare scenario that is all too real and all but inevitable in Pakistan,” says Michael Kugelman, deputy director of the Wilson Center’s Asia Program, in this week’s podcast. Pakistan faces the intersecting challenges of population growth, inefficient infrastructure and policies, deep societal inequality, and climate change,...

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Global Water Security

Global Water Security

Source: United States Office of the Director of National Intelligence, 2012

Author(s): United States Office of the Director of National Intelligence

Countries: United States

Topics: Climate Change, Conflict Causes, Renewable Resources

Added: 20/08/2017

 

This report—requested by the Department of State—is designed to answer the question: How will water problems (shortages, poor water quality, or floods) impact US national security interests over the next 30 years? We selected 2040 as the endpoint of our research to consider longer-term impacts from growing populations, climate change,...

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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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