Conflict Causes

 

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Impactos potenciales del cambio climático en la seguridad regional en América Latina (Potential Impacts of Climate Change on Latin America's Regional Security)

Impactos potenciales del cambio climático en la seguridad regional en América Latina (Potential Impacts of Climate Change on Latin America's Regional Security)

Source: Proyecto Regional de Energía y Clima, Friedrich Ebert Stiftung, 2012

Author(s): Gustavo V. Necco Carlomagno

Topics: Climate Change, Conflict Causes, Governance

Added: 24/10/2014

 

“De acuerdo con el análisis que se presenta enseguida, las consecuencias del cambio climático pueden representar una amenaza para la disponibili- dad de alimentos y agua y la gobernabilidad en estados institucionalmente débiles, así como aumentar la vulnerabilidad de comunidades débiles o pequeñas, e incentivar los conflictos, el terrorismo e...

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Los conflictos del cambio climático (Climate Change Conflicts)

Los conflictos del cambio climático (Climate Change Conflicts)

Source: Centro de Investigación para la Paz (CIP-Ecosocial), 2009

Author(s): Pablo Cotarelo

Topics: Climate Change, Conflict Causes

Added: 24/10/2014

 

 “En la actualidad el reto de la prevención de los conflictos, desde los estructurales hasta los de baja intensidad, pasando por los armados, se encuentra en la arena de la protección del entorno, cuyas mayores amenazas, presentes y futuras, están relacionadas con el cambio climático.”

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Natural Resources and Violent Conflict: Resource Abundance, Dependence and the Onset of Civil Wars

Natural Resources and Violent Conflict: Resource Abundance, Dependence and the Onset of Civil Wars

Source: ETH Working Paper 08/78 , 2008

Author(s): Christa N. Brunnschweiler and Erwin H. Bulte

Topics: Conflict Causes, Extractive Resources, Land, Renewable Resources

Added: 12/10/2014

 

In this paper we examine the claim that natural resources invite civil conflict, and challenge the main stylized facts in this literature. We find that the nature of causation between resource dependence and civil war is opposite to conventional wisdom. In particular, (i) civil war creates dependence on primary sector...

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Modeling and Data Choices Sway Conclusions about Climate-Conflict Links

Modeling and Data Choices Sway Conclusions about Climate-Conflict Links

Source: PNAS, February 11, 2014

Author(s): John O’Laughlin, Andrew Linke, and Drank Witmer

Topics: Climate Change, Conflict Causes, Conflict Prevention

Added: 07/10/2014

 

In an era of growing concern about the human impacts of climate change, the academic and policy communities are paying increasing attention to the possible link between weather anomalies and violent conflict. Early research papers on the topic by Burke et al and the reanalysis and extension of their work...

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Natural Disasters and the Risk of Violent Civil Conflict

Natural Disasters and the Risk of Violent Civil Conflict

Source: International Studies Quarterly 52, 1 (2008) 159-185, 2008

Author(s): Philip Nel and Marjolein Righarts

Topics: Climate Change, Conflict Causes, Livelihoods

Added: 07/10/2014

 

Does the occurrence of a natural disaster such as an earthquake, volcanic eruption, tsunami, flood, hurricane, epidemic, heat wave, and/or plague increase the risk of violent civil conflict in a society? This study uses available data for 187 political units for the period 1950–2000 to systematically explore this question that...

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Is Climate Change a Driver of Armed Conflict?

Is Climate Change a Driver of Armed Conflict?

Source: PRIO, Climatic Change 117 (3): 613-625 , 2013

Author(s): Theisen, Ole Magnus; Nils Petter Gleditsch & Halvard Buhaug

Topics: Climate Change, Conflict Causes

Added: 07/10/2014

 

The world is generally becoming less violent, but the debate on climate change raises the specter of a new source of instability and conflict. In this field, the policy debate is running well ahead of its academic foundation—and sometimes even contrary to the best evidence. Although comparative research on security...

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Reconciling Disagreement over Climate-Conflict Results in Africa

Reconciling Disagreement over Climate-Conflict Results in Africa

Source: PNAS, 2014

Author(s): Solomon M. Hsiang and Kyle C. Meng

Topics: Climate Change, Conflict Causes

Added: 07/10/2014

 

A recent study by Burke et al. [Burke M, Miguel E, Satyanath S, Dykema J, Lobell D (2009) Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 106(49):20670–20674] reports statistical evidence that the likelihood of civil wars in African countries was elevated in hotter years. A following study by Buhaug [Buhaug H (2010) Proc...

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Trends and Triggers: Climate Change and Interstate Conflict CCAPS Research Brief No. 21

Trends and Triggers: Climate Change and Interstate Conflict CCAPS Research Brief No. 21

Source: Robert S. Strauss Center for International Security and Law, 2013

Author(s): Colleen Devlin, Brittany Franck and Cullen S. Hendrix

Topics: Climate Change, Conflict Causes, Renewable Resources

Added: 07/10/2014

 

Fresh water is crucial to sustaining human life. At a time when most climate change scenarios forecast changes in relative abundance of this critical resource, concern is warranted. This brief addresses the concern that changing precipitation patterns will be a cause of future interstate conflict, an issue that is largely...

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Climate Shocks and Political Violence: Beyond Scarcity, Beyond Africa CCAPS Research Brief No. 3

Climate Shocks and Political Violence: Beyond Scarcity, Beyond Africa CCAPS Research Brief No. 3

Source: Robert S. Strauss Center for International Security and Law, 2012

Author(s): Climate Change and African Political Stability (CCAPS)

Topics: Conflict Causes, Land

Added: 07/10/2014

 

Contrary to conventional wisdom, environmental scarcity is not always a trigger of political violence. In fact, political violence may be more prevalent in times of environmental abundance, when there are more resources and opportunities for violent tactics—and more incentive to engage in such actions. Much of the research on climate...

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Economías de guerra e inversión multinacional: una propuesta de investigación (War Economies and Multinational Investment: A Research Proposal)

Economías de guerra e inversión multinacional: una propuesta de investigación (War Economies and Multinational Investment: A Research Proposal)

Source: Revista Diálogos de Saberes, Universidad Libre de Colombia, 2008

Author(s): Rosalvina Otálora Cortés

Countries: Colombia

Topics: Conflict Causes, Extractive Resources

Added: 06/10/2014

 

Gran parte de la literatura alrededor del conflicto colombiano se ocupa de las denominadas “causas objetivas” de la violencia, entre las cuales la pobreza y la desigualdad ocupan un primer lugar. Sin embargo, las características del conflicto actual desmienten esa versión. En Colombia es la existencia de riqueza minera y...

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