Conflicts over Natural Resources and the Environment: Economics and Security
Source: School of Economics, The University of Queensland, 2003
Author(s): Clevo Wilson and Clem Tisdell
The existence of natural resources has given rise to conflicts in many parts of the world (cf. Klare, 2001a,b; Homer-Dixon, 1999; Ghee and Valencia, 1990). As the World Commission on Environment and Development (1987, p.290) points out, “nations have often fought to assert or resist control over war materials, energy...