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Backdraft Episode #3: Kimberly Marion Suiseeya on Voice, Justice, and Representation [Podcast]

Backdraft Episode #3: Kimberly Marion Suiseeya on Voice, Justice, and Representation [Podcast]

Source: Wilson Center, 2017

Author(s): Lauren Herzer Risi

Countries: Laos

Topics: Climate Change, Governance, Renewable Resources

Added: 09/03/2017

 

“If we think sustainable development is the goal we want to achieve, we have to be radical in elevating those who have been traditionally excluded,” says Northwestern University’s Kimberly Marion Suiseeya in this week’s “Backdraft” episode. “We have to approach conservation and global environmental governance from the perspective of the...

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Using a Novel Climate-Water Conflict Vulnerability Index to Capture Double Exposures in Lake Chad

Using a Novel Climate-Water Conflict Vulnerability Index to Capture Double Exposures in Lake Chad

Source: Regional Environmental Change, 2017

Author(s): Uche T. Okpara, Lindsay C. Stringer, and Andrew J. Dougill

Countries: Chad

Topics: Assessment, Climate Change, Livelihoods, Renewable Resources

Added: 21/02/2017

 

Climate variability is amongst an array of threats facing agricultural livelihoods, with its effects unevenly distributed. With resource conflict being increasingly recognised as one significant outcome of climate variability and change, understanding the underlying drivers that shape differential vulnerabilities in areas that are double-exposed to climate and conflict has great...

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Water Security in the Middle East: Essays in Scientific and Social Cooperation

Water Security in the Middle East: Essays in Scientific and Social Cooperation

Source: Anthem Press, 2005

Author(s): Jean Axelrad Cahan

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

Added: 20/02/2017

 

Water Security in the Middle East explores the extent and nature of water security problems in transboundary water systems in the Middle East. This collection of essays discusses the political and scientific contexts and the limitations of cooperation in water security. The contributors argue that while conflicts over transboundary water systems in...

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Climate Change and its Security Implications

Climate Change and its Security Implications

Source: Springer, 2016

Author(s): Tracey Skillington

Countries: Afghanistan, Pakistan, Somalia, Sudan

Topics: Climate Change, Conflict Causes, Renewable Resources

Added: 08/02/2017

 

A total of 1.2 billion people worldwide reside in states likely to experience some form of ‘climate-induced political instability’ in the decades ahead (International Alert 2007: 3, 2009: 8, 2015: 1). New patterns of extreme weather conditions such as intense heat waves, prolonged drought, or storm surges are not only...

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Gendered Vulnerabilities of Smallholder Farmers to Climate Change in Conflict-Prone Areas: A Case Study from Mindanao, Philippines

Gendered Vulnerabilities of Smallholder Farmers to Climate Change in Conflict-Prone Areas: A Case Study from Mindanao, Philippines

Source: Journal of Rural Studies, 2017

Author(s): Alvin Chandra, Karen E. McNamara, Paul Dargusch, Ana Maria Caspe, and Dante Dalabajan

Countries: Philippines

Topics: Climate Change, Livelihoods, Renewable Resources

Added: 08/02/2017

 

Smallholder farmers in the Philippines are typically considered to be particularly vulnerable to climate change, yet, relatively little is known about how that vulnerability differs between men and women farmers, particularly in conflict-prone areas. Using the region of Mindanao in Philippines as a case study, this paper presents an analysis...

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New "Backdraft" Podcast Series, on the Peace and Conflict Consequences of Climate Responses [Audio]

New "Backdraft" Podcast Series, on the Peace and Conflict Consequences of Climate Responses [Audio]

Source: Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, 2017

Author(s): Lauren Herzer Risi

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

Added: 06/02/2017

 

The science is clear: To prevent major disruption, the global community must take steps to address climate change. But it is also increasingly clear that efforts to address climate change can have major effects on societies that are not always anticipated. The “backdraft” initiative at the Wilson Center is an effort...

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Environmental Change and Farmer-Herder Conflict in Agro-Pastoral West Africa

Environmental Change and Farmer-Herder Conflict in Agro-Pastoral West Africa

Source: Human Ecology, 2016

Author(s): Leif V. Brottem

Topics: Climate Change, Land, Livelihoods, Renewable Resources

Added: 06/02/2017

 

The debate concerning resource conflict, particularly in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA), has become a polarized “dialogue of the deaf” between modelers who argue for a robust relationship between climate anomalies and conflict and scholars who are skeptical of this assertion. Most skeptical scholars, arguing for the primary importance of economic and...

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Orphan River: Water Management of the Kabul River Basin in Afghanistan and Pakistan

Orphan River: Water Management of the Kabul River Basin in Afghanistan and Pakistan

Source: Stockholm International Water Institute, 2016

Countries: Afghanistan, Pakistan

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

Added: 01/02/2017

 

At least seven major rivers bend their course between the sinuous rocks of the Hindu Kush that divide Afghanistan and Pakistan, watering plains and sustaining life on both sides of the border. Yet it is the 480-kilometre trench Pakistan built between the two countries in 2014, reportedly to stem growing...

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Blue Diplomacy: Transboundary Water Governance from a Foreign Policy Lens

Blue Diplomacy: Transboundary Water Governance from a Foreign Policy Lens

Source: Heinrich Böll Stiftung, 2016

Author(s): Aneel Salman

Topics: Climate Change, Renewable Resources

Added: 01/02/2017

 

Water quantity and quality are deteriorating and the struggle among all common water users is likely to intensify. This may become even more visible in river basins that cross political boundaries of different countries. History reveals that in many situations, this mutual need may bring strategic cooperation rather than open...

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Addressing Global Environmental Challenges from a Peace Ecology Perspective

Addressing Global Environmental Challenges from a Peace Ecology Perspective

Source: Springer, 2016

Author(s): Hans Günter Brauch, Úrsula Oswald Spring, Juliet Bennett, and S. E. Serrano Oswald

Countries: Honduras, Mexico

Topics: Climate Change, Governance, Renewable Resources

Added: 01/02/2017

 

Addressing global environmental challenges from a peace ecology perspective, the present book offers peer-reviewed texts that build on the expanding field of peace ecology and applies this concept to global environmental challenges in the Anthropocene. Hans Günter Brauch (Germany) offers a typology of time and turning points in the 20th...

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