Post Tagged with: "climate change"

Environmental Conflict: A Misnomer?

Environmental Conflict: A Misnomer?

It is no longer possible to see environmental issues as neutral, detached from the social world – they must be understood as political problems with social drivers.

Investing in the Future: Norway, Climate Change and Fossil Fuel Divestment

Investing in the Future: Norway, Climate Change and Fossil Fuel Divestment

The fossil fuel divestment movement has undergone explosive growth and has attained global ambitions – challenging sovereign funds to engage in fossil fuel divestment.

Perspectives of Global Environmental Change in the Anthropocene

Perspectives of Global Environmental Change in the Anthropocene

The HUGE security approach could assist in analysing the best way to reach sustainable development goals, out of which common responsibilities may offer ways forward.

Climate Change, Adaptation and International Relations Theory

Climate Change, Adaptation and International Relations Theory

In IR a state can typically take three approaches: cooperation, unilateralism or inactivity. Within the realm of climate diplomacy, we witness states playing all these roles.

Edited Collection – Environment, Climate Change and International Relations

Edited Collection – Environment, Climate Change and International Relations

In the wake of the 2015 Paris conference, this edited collection explores the environment as an issue of international governance and provides perspectives on the route forward.

Climate Change and International Relations

Climate Change and International Relations

Climate change is a global commons problem. Its causes and impacts are distributed and felt across the international system, transcending traditional boundaries and jurisdictions of nation-states.

Lessons from COP21: How the Pacific can Alter the Status Quo on Arms Trade

Lessons from COP21: How the Pacific can Alter the Status Quo on Arms Trade

In our globalised world, illicit trade in small arms, transnational crime and terrorism can be facilitated by inadequate legislative controls and porous borders.

Interview – Achim Steiner

Interview – Achim Steiner

Achim Steiner discusses the outcomes of the recent Paris Climate Conference, the role of philanthropy in combating climate change, and the concept of the Anthropocene.

Image by Graciela Chichilinsky

Interview – Graciela Chichilnisky

Dr. Chichilnisky discusses the impact of climate change, the Kyoto Protocol and any new climate agreements that may be required to find a solution to this global problem.

Paris COP21 Climate Agreement is Bound to Nothing:  What is the Solution?

Paris COP21 Climate Agreement is Bound to Nothing: What is the Solution?

The Paris COP21 climate agreement is empty of action. This could be the biggest failure of the global climate negotiations in their 21 years of existence.

Ecological Security

Ecological Security

The profound nature of the challenge posed by climate change arguably compels us to think in new ways about what security means and how it might be realized.

The Importance of Land for Women Confronting Patriarchy and Climate Change

The Importance of Land for Women Confronting Patriarchy and Climate Change

The community of María Auxiliadora is an example of women’s experiences and looks to create the conditions to confront violence against women and climate change.

Climate Change and the Re-imagination of State Sovereignty

Climate Change and the Re-imagination of State Sovereignty

The state is an arbitrary reference point in a dynamic Earth system. The Earth can no longer be ignored as a given in at the ontological level of international relations.

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