Climate Change

 

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

 

Local Warming and Violent Conflict in North and South Sudan

Local Warming and Violent Conflict in North and South Sudan

Source: International Food Policy Research Institute , 2013

Author(s): Margherita Calderone, Jean-Francois Maystadt, Liangzhi You

Countries: South Sudan, Sudan

Topics: Climate Change, Conflict Causes

Added: 29/10/2014

 

Weather shocks and natural disasters, it has been argued, represent a major threat to national and international security. Our paper contributes to the emerging micro-level strand of the literature on the link between local variations in weather shocks and conflict by focusing on a pixel-level analysis for North and South...

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Enhancing Resilience to Climate-Induced Conflict in the Horn of Africa

Enhancing Resilience to Climate-Induced Conflict in the Horn of Africa

Source: International Food Policy Research Institute , 2014

Author(s): Margherita Calderone, Derek Headey, Jean-François Maystadt

Countries: Eritrea, Ethiopia, Horn of Africa, Somalia

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

Added: 29/10/2014

 

The interaction between climatic shocks and conflict has long been thoughtto have negative effects on vulnerable communities. Climatic shocks are considered to be one of the root causes of conflict, especially in resource‐constrained settings. Atthe same time, conflictstend to exacerbate existing vulnerability, leading to poverty‐conflicttraps atthe household, community, and national levels. Large parts of the Horn...

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Beyond Scarcity: Rethinking Water, Climate Change and Conflict in the Sudans

Beyond Scarcity: Rethinking Water, Climate Change and Conflict in the Sudans

Source: Global Environmental Change , 2014

Author(s): Jan Selby, Clemens Hoffman

Countries: South Sudan, Sudan

Topics: Basic Services, Climate Change, Conflict Prevention, Renewable Resources

Added: 29/10/2014

 

This article develops a new framework for understanding environment-conflict relations, on both theoretical grounds and through a qualitative historical analysis of the links between water and conflict in the states of Sudan and South Sudan. Theoretically, the article critiques the dominant emphases on ‘scarcity’, ‘state failure’ and ‘under-development’ within discussions...

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Promoting Conflict Sensitivity in Transboundary Protected Areas: A Role for Peace and Conflict Impact Assessments

Promoting Conflict Sensitivity in Transboundary Protected Areas: A Role for Peace and Conflict Impact Assessments

Source: IISD , 2010

Author(s): Anne Hammill & Alec Crawford

Topics: Assessment, Climate Change, Cooperation, Programming, Renewable Resources

Added: 29/10/2014

 

Conflict is detrimental to conservation, while conservation is, in many respects, inherently conflictual. How can we reconcile the goals of peace and biodiversity conservation? One approach that is being promoted among donors, national governments and conservation groups is the establishment of transboundary protected areas (TBPA). By connecting two or more...

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Beyond Scarcity: Rethinking Water, Climate Change and Conflict in the Sudans

Beyond Scarcity: Rethinking Water, Climate Change and Conflict in the Sudans

Source: Global Environmental Change , 2014

Author(s): Jan Selby, Clemens Hoffman

Countries: South Sudan, Sudan

Topics: Climate Change, Conflict Prevention, Renewable Resources

Added: 26/10/2014

 

This article develops a new framework for understanding environment-conflict relations, on both theoretical grounds and through a qualitative historical analysis of the links between water and conflict in the states of Sudan and South Sudan. Theoretically, the article critiques the dominant emphases on ‘scarcity’, ‘state failure’ and ‘under-development’ within discussions...

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Medio ambiente, cambio climático y conflictos internacionales: la cuestión del agua (Environment, Climate Change and International Conflicts: The Issue of Water)

Medio ambiente, cambio climático y conflictos internacionales: la cuestión del agua (Environment, Climate Change and International Conflicts: The Issue of Water)

Source: Fundació Solidaritat UB de la Universitat de Barcelona & Fundació Pau i Solidaritat CCOO Catalunya, 2009

Author(s): Toni Jiménez Luque

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

Added: 24/10/2014

 

“En la actualidad somos testigos del hecho de que gran parte de las crisis y los conflictos armados existentes en el planeta están relacionados, de forma directa o indirecta, con la lucha por el acceso y el control de los recursos naturales (petróleo, gas, agua, etc.). El deterioro generalizado del...

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Cambio climático y desplazamiento

Cambio climático y desplazamiento

Climate Change and Displacement

Source: Revista Migraciones Forzadas, Universidad de Alicante, 2008

Author(s): Marion Couldrey, Maurice Herson (Eds.)

Countries: Bangladesh, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Kiribati, Mozambique, Nigeria, Russia, Sudan, United States, Vietnam

Topics: Climate Change, Humanitarian Assistance

Added: 24/10/2014

 

“En respuesta a las crecientes presiones sobre su entorno y sus medios de subsistencia, las personas se están desplazando y las comunidades tratan de adaptarse. Debatimos sobre las cifras, las definiciones y las modalidades, sin olvidar la tensión entre la necesidad de investigar y la necesidad de actuar.”  

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Desertification: The Invisible Frontline

Desertification: The Invisible Frontline

Source: UNCCD, 2014

Author(s): UNCCD

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

Added: 24/10/2014

 

“Desertification is a silent, invisible crisis that is destabilizing communities on a global scale. As the effects of climate change undermine livelihoods, inter-ethnic clashes are breaking out within and across states and fragile states are turning to militarization to control the situation. The effects of desertification are increasingly felt globally...

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Recursos renovables y conflictos (Renewable Resources and Conflict)

Recursos renovables y conflictos (Renewable Resources and Conflict)

Source: Alianza UE-ONU, 2012

Author(s): Alianza UE-ONU

Countries: Afghanistan, Bolivia, Central African Republic, Dominican Republic , Iran, Iraq, Liberia, Nigeria, Palestine, Papua New Guinea, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, Sudan

Topics: Climate Change, Conflict Prevention, Dispute Resolution/Mediation, Governance, Land, Programming, Renewable Resources

Added: 24/10/2014

 

“Administrar la tierra y los recursos naturales constituye uno de los desafíos más importantes a los que actualmente se enfrentan los países en desarrollo. La explotación de recursos naturales de gran valor, incluidos el petróleo, el gas, los minerales y la madera, suele señalarse como un factor clave de la...

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Cambio climático, migración y conflicto en la Amazonía y en los Andes: El aumento de tensiones y las opciones de políticas públicas en Sudamérica (Climate Change, Migration, and Conflict in the Amazon and the Andes: Increase in Tensions and Public Policy

Cambio climático, migración y conflicto en la Amazonía y en los Andes: El aumento de tensiones y las opciones de políticas públicas en Sudamérica (Climate Change, Migration, and Conflict in the Amazon and the Andes: Increase in Tensions and Public Policy

Source: Center for American Progress, 2013

Author(s): Max Hoffman, Ana I. Grigera

Countries: Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Peru, United States

Topics: Climate Change, Governance, Renewable Resources

Added: 24/10/2014

 

“Los retos entrelazados de cambio climático, movimientos humanos e inestabilidad nacional e internacional constituyen un desafío único para la política exterior de los Estados Unidos de América y para la gobernanza global en las décadas venideras. Esos tres factores ya han comenzado a traslaparse de maneras que socavan la noción...

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