Conflict Prevention

 

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National Security and the Accelerating Risk of Climate Change

National Security and the Accelerating Risk of Climate Change

Source: Elementa, 2017

Author(s): Lee Gunn

Countries: United States of America

Topics: Climate Change, Conflict Prevention, Governance, Peace and Security Operations

Added: 07/09/2017

 

Since 2006, retired U.S. admirals and generals have been examining our changing physical world and assessing the impact of those changes on the security of the nation. A Military Advisory Board (MAB, convened by the CNA Corporation, a non-profit research and analysis institution that operates the Center for Naval Analyses...

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Implications of Climate Change and Disasters on Military Activities: Building Resiliency and Mitigating Vulnerability in the Balkan Region

Implications of Climate Change and Disasters on Military Activities: Building Resiliency and Mitigating Vulnerability in the Balkan Region

Source: Springer, 2017

Author(s): Orlin Nikolov and Swathi Veeravalli

Topics: Climate Change, Conflict Prevention, Cooperation, Governance

Added: 07/09/2017

 

This volume provides preliminary recommendations on ways to educate and develop experience-based expertise among disaster response, security and other professionals from diverse backgrounds, whose current and future interests relate to crisis management. The book takes a multidisciplinary approach to improving regional security cooperation and to addressing the complex issues of climate change...

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Sustainability, Ethics and War

Sustainability, Ethics and War

Source: Canadian Military Journal, 2017

Author(s): Peter Denton

Topics: Climate Change, Conflict Prevention, Governance, Peace and Security Operations

Added: 07/09/2017

 

As we mark the centenary of the Great War (1914–1918), it is hard not to think that every generation faces its own unique challenge, its own defining struggle. For our generation, it is to create the foundations for a sustainable future in the midst of a climate-changing world. Other generations...

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Resources, Peace and Conflict in the Horn of Africa

Resources, Peace and Conflict in the Horn of Africa

Source: Lund University, 2014

Author(s): Ulf Johansson Dahre

Countries: Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, Sudan

Topics: Conflict Prevention, Extractive Resources, Governance, Land, Renewable Resources

Added: 07/09/2017

 

The 12th SIRC conference on the Horn of Africa was held in Lund, August 23-25, 2013. The conference focused on the issue of natural resources, peace and conflict. The main objective of the conference was to provide a forum for those engaged in this issue and bring the agonizing and...

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International Relations Theories: Energy, Minerals and Conflict

International Relations Theories: Energy, Minerals and Conflict

Source: Polinares - EU Policy on Natural Resources, 2010

Author(s): Roland Dannreuther

Topics: Conflict Causes, Conflict Prevention, Cooperation, Extractive Resources

Added: 07/09/2017

 

IR theories seek to identify key regularities and patterns of interaction in the realm of international politics and to provide parsimonious models to explain the nature and underlying structures of that interaction. These theories generally have, whether implicitly or explicitly, a normative dimension – they say something about how international...

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Climate Change and the UN Security Council: Bully Pulpit or Bull in a China Shop?

Climate Change and the UN Security Council: Bully Pulpit or Bull in a China Shop?

Source: Global Environmental Politics, 2017

Author(s): Ken Conca, Joe Thwaites, and Goueun Lee

Topics: Climate Change, Conflict Prevention, Dispute Resolution/Mediation, Peace and Security Operations

Added: 17/08/2017

 

Although claims about climate/conflict links remain contested, concerns that climate change will affect peace and security have gained traction in academic, activist, and policy circles. One set of pressures for responsive action has centered on the UN Security Council, which has held several often-contentious debates on the topic. Whether the...

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The Determinants of Environmental Migrants' Conflict Perception

The Determinants of Environmental Migrants' Conflict Perception

Source: University of Essex, 2017

Author(s): Vally Koubi, Tobias Bohmelt, Gabriele Spilker, and Lena Schaffer

Topics: Conflict Prevention, Humanitarian Assistance, Livelihoods

Added: 17/08/2017

 

Migration is likely to be a key factor linking climate change and conflict. However, our understanding of the factors behind and consequences of migration is surprisingly limited. We take this shortcoming as a motivation for our research and study the relationship between environmental migration and conflict at the micro level....

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Black Sands, Green Plans and Vernacular (In)securities in the Contested Margins of South-western Madagascar

Black Sands, Green Plans and Vernacular (In)securities in the Contested Margins of South-western Madagascar

Source: Peacebuilding, 2017

Author(s): Amber Huff

Countries: Madagascar

Topics: Conflict Prevention, Extractive Resources, Governance, Livelihoods, Renewable Resources

Added: 07/08/2017

 

This article explores a contradiction at the heart of the environmental security–development nexus by bringing conceptual and political logics of environmental security into critical dialogue with vernaculars of security and insecurity in the ‘margins’ of rural southwestern Madagascar. The analysis presented here highlights important ways in which state–society relations are...

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A Future for Israeli-Palestinian Peacebuilding

A Future for Israeli-Palestinian Peacebuilding

Source: Britain Israel Communications and Research Centre, 2017

Author(s): Ned Lazarus

Countries: Israel, Palestine

Topics: Conflict Prevention, Land, Peace Agreements

Added: 07/08/2017

 

In today’s polarised Israel-Palestine debate, there are two propositions to which all sides might agree: June 2017 marked 50 years of Israeli military rule over the West Bank and the Palestinian population, and nothing in Israeli, Palestinian, regional or international politics indicates any imminent change in the situation. The collapse...

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Current and Future Challenges Facing Transboundary River Basin Management

Current and Future Challenges Facing Transboundary River Basin Management

Source: Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Climate Change, 2013

Author(s): Mark Zeitoun, Marisa Goulden, and David Tickner

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

Added: 31/07/2017

 

This review employs academic and policy literature to gage the relative importance and concerns associated with the main challenges facing the management of transboundary river basins: increasing pressures; management and policy that has not kept pace with a broadened set of actors; the influence of climate change; and the politics...

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