Post Tagged with: "climate change"

Is Climate Change a Threat Multiplier? R2P and Environmental Disasters

Is Climate Change a Threat Multiplier? R2P and Environmental Disasters

R2P’s expanded notion of sovereignty as responsibility may be flexible enough to add to effective climate change response, but it cannot address the long term ecological crises we face.

‘Firepower’ and Environmental Security in the Anthropocene

‘Firepower’ and Environmental Security in the Anthropocene

A broader understanding of the interconnectedness of things in a dynamic biosphere where a combustion powered technosphere is rapidly expanding is essential.

Review – Four Futures:  Life After Capitalism

Review – Four Futures: Life After Capitalism

Peter Frase’s book illuminates the potential effects of robotization and climate change on a post-capitalist future and the institutional structures that might emerge.

Introducing Green Theory in International Relations

Introducing Green Theory in International Relations

Green theory allows a broader ecological perspective on our common human interests and emphasises choices made within ecological, rather than political, boundaries.

Online Resources – The Arctic Council

Online Resources – The Arctic Council

Here are valuable links, videos and information to assist students interested in the Arctic region and the Arctic Council.

On the Verge of the Darkness: Dystopic Movies and Contemporary Global Challenges

On the Verge of the Darkness: Dystopic Movies and Contemporary Global Challenges

Critiquing dystopic movies as representations of the here and now is a good method to raise interest about modern challenges and stimulate a debate over the solutions.

Interview – Nina Hall

Interview – Nina Hall

Dr. Nina Hall talks about the links between climate change, refugee flows and violent conflict, the role of NGO’s, and she explains her work on digital activism.

Interview – Benjamin Habib

Interview – Benjamin Habib

Dr. Habib talks about the meaning of the Paris Agreement, environmental politics in North Korea, and the problems with sovereignty in a static territorial system.

Review – Indus Divided: India, Pakistan and the Indus Basin Dispute

Review – Indus Divided: India, Pakistan and the Indus Basin Dispute

Ignoring environmental aspects, Haines studies the Indus River as state-building factor, contributing to research on changing territoriality as result of climate change.

The Doctor and the Cure: The Crisis of Sovereignty in the Twenty-first Century

The Doctor and the Cure: The Crisis of Sovereignty in the Twenty-first Century

Contemporary populists are looking backwards, hoping to fix our problems by drawing from a medical toolkit from a previous century.

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