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Climate Change Implications for Security - What Options for Policy? [Video]

Climate Change Implications for Security - What Options for Policy? [Video]

Source: Stockholm International Peace Research Institute, 2016

Topics: Climate Change, Conflict Causes, Conflict Prevention

Added: 06/07/2017

 

Climate change is widely recognized as one of the major forces shaping the future. It is also an example of how human actions fundamentally affect the basic physical processes of the world with potentially disastrous consequences for human societies. Given the profound impact of climate change, it is increasingly being viewed as a source of security...

 

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How Climate Change Influences Geopolitics – Interview with Francesco Femia [Video]

How Climate Change Influences Geopolitics – Interview with Francesco Femia [Video]

Source: adelphi, 2017

Topics: Climate Change, Livelihoods, Renewable Resources

Added: 01/07/2017

 

Climate change can have severe impacts on security. In this interview, Francesco Femia, Co-Founder and President at the Center for Climate and Security, explains how climate change can exacerbate already existing drivers of migration, such as food or water stress, creating major migration flows that can have a significant regional and international security impact. He also...

 

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Climate Security at Stockholm Forum on Peace and Development 2017 [Video]

Climate Security at Stockholm Forum on Peace and Development 2017 [Video]

Source: adelphi, 2017

Topics: Climate Change, Conflict Prevention, Humanitarian Assistance

Added: 01/07/2017

 

With a focus on ‘Sustaining peace: what works?’, the 2017 Stockholm Forum on Peace and Development from 3-4 May gathered a wide range of interesting stakeholders active in peacebuilding, development, climate change, humanitarian work and foreign policy. The aim was to identify good practices in peacebuilding interventions and approaches that can be replicated elsewhere. Climate change...

 

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Should the UN Security Council Deal with Climate Change? Interview with Dan Smith [Video]

Should the UN Security Council Deal with Climate Change? Interview with Dan Smith [Video]

Source: aldelphi, 2017

Topics: Climate Change, Conflict Prevention

Added: 01/07/2017

 

Dan Smith, Director of the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute, talks about why climate change with its destabilizing effects will inevitably land on the agenda of the UN Security Council and further elaborates on what the UNSC’s main tasks will be in this regard.

 

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Mountain Partners: Managing Environment and Disaster Risk in Afghanistan's Central Highlands [Video]

Mountain Partners: Managing Environment and Disaster Risk in Afghanistan's Central Highlands [Video]

Source: UNEP, 2016

Author(s): Eco-DRR

Countries: Afghanistan

Topics: Climate Change, Renewable Resources

Added: 21/05/2017

 

Increasing Community Resilience in Response to Severe Winters and Floods. In Bamyan, a growing population, decades of conflict and climate change are placing major pressures on the natural resources that local communities depend on for their livelihoods. Our Eco-DRR strategy applies a catchment-vased approach for sustainable and disaster-risk sensitive land-use planning. Improved land management provides livelihood benefits as well...

 

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Jade and the Generals [Video]

Jade and the Generals [Video]

Source: Global Witness, 2017

Countries: Myanmar

Topics: Extractive Resources, Governance, Livelihoods

Added: 19/05/2017

 

As Myanmar gears up for landmark national peace talks this new Global Witness film reveals how the country’s massive jade business is helping to drive deadly armed conflict. What’s more, the multi-billion dollar trade is a threat to the peace efforts Daw Aung San Suu Kyi has made her government’s top priority. With the next...

 

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UN Environment - European Commission: Sudan, Wadi Partners Food Security and Disaster Resilience [Video]

UN Environment - European Commission: Sudan, Wadi Partners Food Security and Disaster Resilience [Video]

Source: UNEP, 2015

Countries: Sudan

Topics: Climate Change, Land, Livelihoods, Renewable Resources

Added: 11/05/2017

 

North Darfur experience severe environmental degradation due to unsustainable farming, deforestation and overgrazing, diminishing the capacity of these drylands ecosystems to support local livelihoods Our Eco-DRR Strategy in Sudan applies Integrated Water Resource Management for achieving both food security and disaster risk reduction. It seeks to strengthen governance mechanisms, by involving different wadi users to gain shared responsibility...

 

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UN Environment - European Commission: Congo, River Partners and Disaster Risk Reduction [Video]

UN Environment - European Commission: Congo, River Partners and Disaster Risk Reduction [Video]

Source: European Commission, 2013

Countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo

Topics: Land, Livelihoods, Renewable Resources

Added: 11/05/2017

 

"River partners: Managing environment and disaster risk in the Democratic Republic of the Congo" is a video report on the disaster risk reduction project being implemented by the United Nations Environment Program, the Government of DRC and local communities, with the support of the European Union. Flooding and soil erosion are major hazards that threaten the Lukaya...

 

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World Water Crisis [Video]

World Water Crisis [Video]

Source: Press TV, 2017

Countries: Bolivia, Chile, India, Madagascar, Nigeria, Pakistan, South Sudan, Sri Lanka, Zimbabwe

Topics: Conflict Causes, Renewable Resources

Added: 11/05/2017

 

The lack of water has become one of the biggest worries for mankind, but you wouldn't know it. At least for most of us, the alarm is not there. In part one of our 2 part series, we covered things like water security, water wars, and the function of water in the circular economy. In...

 

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Backdraft #7: Janani Vivekananda on What Renewable Energy Projects Can Learn from Oil, and Future-Proofing Humanitarian Responses [Podcast]

Backdraft #7: Janani Vivekananda on What Renewable Energy Projects Can Learn from Oil, and Future-Proofing Humanitarian Responses [Podcast]

Source: New Security Beat, 2017

Author(s): Lauren Herzer Risi

Countries: Jordan, Kenya

Topics: Conflict Causes, Land, Livelihoods, Renewable Resources

Added: 02/05/2017

 

As more and more development and humanitarian programs contend with climate-related problems, there are important lessons learned from past experience that should not be forgotten, says Janani Vivekananda, formerly of International Alert and now with adelphi, in this week’s episode of “Backdraft[https://www.newsecuritybeat.org/category/backdraft-podcast/].” In her work with International Alert, Vivekananda found there was often a misconception that all renewable...

 

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