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Networks of Threat and Vulnerability: Lessons from Environmental Security Research

Networks of Threat and Vulnerability: Lessons from Environmental Security Research

Source: Wilson Center, 2004

Author(s): Richard Matthew and Bryan McDonald

Topics: Conflict Causes

Added: 12/11/2014

 

Over the last 10 years, environmental security research has brought new ideas to the field of security studies; broadened our understanding of global change, conflict, and vulnerability; and explored the roles of conservation and sustainable development in promoting peace, stability, and human security. Today, another powerful new idea has emerged:...

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A Southern African Perspective on Transboundary Water Resource Management

A Southern African Perspective on Transboundary Water Resource Management

Source: Wilson Center, 2003

Author(s): Anthony Turton

Countries: Angola, Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe

Topics: Conflict Causes, Cooperation, Renewable Resources

Added: 12/11/2014

 

Southern Africa is characterized by a large number of international river basins, inherent climatic variability, and a natural maldistribution of perennial rivers. The region also has a history of political instability, driven by liberation struggles against the former colonial powers and the Cold War. Southern Africa’s transboundary rivers and their...

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Political Geography: Special Issue on Climate Change and Conflict

Political Geography: Special Issue on Climate Change and Conflict

Source: Wilson Center, 2008-2009

Author(s): Elizabeth L. Chalecki

Topics: Climate Change, Conflict Causes

Added: 07/11/2014

 

"Given that the Nobel Committee awarded its 2007 Peace Prize to former U.S. Vice President Al Gore and the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), and that greenhouse gas emissions continue to increase around the globe, practitioners of peace and security will have to familiarize themselves with climatic drivers of...

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Backdraft: The Conflict Potential of Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation

Backdraft: The Conflict Potential of Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation

Source: Wilson Center, 2013

Author(s): Geoffrey D. Dabelko, Lauren Herzer, Schuyler Null, Meaghan Parker, and Russell Sticklor

Topics: Climate Change, Conflict Causes

Added: 07/11/2014

 

“Amid the growing number of reports warning that climate change threatens security, one potentially dangerous – but counterintuitive – dimension has been largely ignored. Could efforts to reduce our carbon footprint and lower our vulnerability to climate change inadvertently exacerbate existing conflicts? How do we ensure mitigation and adaptation strategies do not create new...

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Population, Migration, and Water Conflicts in the Pangani River Basin, Tanzania

Population, Migration, and Water Conflicts in the Pangani River Basin, Tanzania

Source: Wilson Center, 2006

Author(s): Milline J. Mbonile

Countries: Tanzania

Topics: Conflict Causes, Conflict Prevention, Renewable Resources

Added: 07/11/2014

 

"In this article, I describe how population growth and migration in Tanzania’s Pangani River basin—arguably the most waterstressed basin in the country—have intensified local water conflicts. Resolving these conflicts requires understanding the socio-cultural context of the local communities and increasing stakeholder involvement in water management."

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Commentary: Debating Environment, Population, and Conflict

Commentary: Debating Environment, Population, and Conflict

Source: Wilson Center, 2000

Author(s): Thomas Homer-Dixon, Daniel M. Schwartz, Tom Deligiannis, Richard Matthew, Geoffrey D. Dabelko, and Ted Gaulin

Topics: Conflict Causes, Conflict Prevention

Added: 07/11/2014

 

“The environment, population, and conflict thesis remains central to current environment and security debates. During the 1990s, an explosion of scholarship and policy attention was devoted to unraveling the linkages among the three variables. While it can easily be argued that both the research and policy communities have made significant...

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Environment, Population, and Health: Strategies for a More Secure World

Environment, Population, and Health: Strategies for a More Secure World

Source: Wilson Center, 2004

Author(s): Jared Diamond

Topics: Conflict Causes

Added: 07/11/2014

 

"Countries that are overwhelmed by environmental problems tend to develop political and economic problems, writes Jared Diamond, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies."

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Environmental Security: A View from Europe

Environmental Security: A View from Europe

Source: Wilson Center, 2004

Author(s): Margaret Brusasco-Mackenzie

Topics: Conflict Causes

Added: 07/11/2014

 

"We must reinvigorate the comprehensive—and reject the exclusively militaristic—definition of security, Margaret Brusasco-Mackenzie warns."

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Networks of Threat and Vulnerability: Lessons from Environmental Security Research

Networks of Threat and Vulnerability: Lessons from Environmental Security Research

Source: Wilson Center, 2004

Author(s): Richard Matthew and Bryan McDonald

Topics: Conflict Causes

Added: 07/11/2014

 

"Environmental security scholarship provides important theoretical and methodological underpinnings for the embryonic field examining threat networks, write Richard Matthew and Bryan McDonald."  

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A Southern African Perspective on Transboundary Water Resource Management

A Southern African Perspective on Transboundary Water Resource Management

Source: Wilson Center, 2003

Author(s): Anthony Turton

Countries: Angola, Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe

Topics: Conflict Causes, Cooperation, Renewable Resources

Added: 07/11/2014

 

"Southern Africa is characterized by a large number of international river basins, inherent climatic variability, and a natural maldistribution of perennial rivers. The region also has a history of political instability, driven by liberation struggles against the former colonial powers and the Cold War. Southern Africa’s transboundary rivers and their...

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