Post Tagged with: "climate change"

Interview – John R. McNeill

Interview – John R. McNeill

McNeill offers us the view that human history is a subset of ecological history and IR scholars will do well to explore the opportunities offered by historical lessons.

The Age of Natural Capital, and Why It Must Be Stopped

The Age of Natural Capital, and Why It Must Be Stopped

The processes of financialisation are not necessarily beneficial in utilitarian terms but represent something deeper: the continuation of capitalism as usual.

Interview – Emilian Kavalski

Interview – Emilian Kavalski

Emilian Kavalski reflects on his approach to climate change, propounds the relevancy of ‘complexity thinking’ to IR, and discusses the current “power shift to the East”.

Interview – Minqi Li

Interview – Minqi Li

Professor Li discusses crises of the global economy, the significance of ecological limits to growth, and the imperative for an alternative socialist world system.

Now Recruiting: Climate and Environment Editor

Now Recruiting: Climate and Environment Editor

Would you like to join E-IR and help us expand our coverage of climate and environmental issues? If so, we would like to hear from you!

International Security in the Anthropocene

International Security in the Anthropocene

Climate change is a production issue, not a matter of environmental protection. Recognizing that the world is changing rapidly is the key to successful social adaptation.

Global Warming: Is Paris the Last-chance Saloon?

Global Warming: Is Paris the Last-chance Saloon?

Global warming’s last-chance saloon will soon be upon us. Yet, far from acting together, we have various gangs ready to shoot each other in the back while the piano-player plays on.

Review – Global Crisis: War, Climate Change & Catastrophe in the 17th Century

Review – Global Crisis: War, Climate Change & Catastrophe in the 17th Century

Parker turns even omissions into strengths as his book manages to appeal to scholars of various different disciplines and ranks.

Global Climate Change Policy: Will Paris Succeed Where Copenhagen Failed?

Global Climate Change Policy: Will Paris Succeed Where Copenhagen Failed?

Far more needs to be done on a war footing if governments are to avoid arriving in Paris without a fair, ambitious and binding agreement, ready to finalise and sign.

Does Disaster Diplomacy Improve Inter-State Relations?

Does Disaster Diplomacy Improve Inter-State Relations?

Disaster diplomacy is best viewed as a long-running process with multiple parties interacting, rather than as a snapshot phenomenon which either works or does not work.

Fighting the Environmental Battles: Governance and the Democratic State

Fighting the Environmental Battles: Governance and the Democratic State

Environmental policies have evolved away from the certainties of the 1970s, which reflects a much broader transformation in the nature of the western democratic state.

Lessons for Sustainable Development from the UN’s Global Desertification Regime

Lessons for Sustainable Development from the UN’s Global Desertification Regime

There is significant potential to link the global regimes for climate, biodiversity, trade, and water, in order to facilitate a broader sustainable development agenda.

Review – What’s Wrong with Climate Politics and How to Fix It

Review – What’s Wrong with Climate Politics and How to Fix It

Harris provides a good introduction to the politics of climate change and sets out a vision of what might occur if a world of states is replaced with one of people.

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