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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.

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.

Now Recruiting – Features Editors

Now Recruiting – Features Editors

E-IR seeks students at all levels to help us expand our interviews and reviews sections to incorporate a wider geographical focus and explore debates at the cutting edge of scholarship.

Global Ambition and National Differentiation in the Paris Agreement and the SDGs

Global Ambition and National Differentiation in the Paris Agreement and the SDGs

The apparent success in reaching the Paris Agreement as well as the UN sustainable development goals should be treated with caution

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.

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.

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!

Strategies to Influence Outcomes in Long Environmental Negotiations

Strategies to Influence Outcomes in Long Environmental Negotiations

In long negotiations, things change. Opportunities will arise for actors to influence state behaviour, and in turn negotiation outcomes, by making strategic choices.

China Dams the World: The Environmental and Social Impacts of Chinese Dams

China Dams the World: The Environmental and Social Impacts of Chinese Dams

China’s dam-building in the Greater Mekong is not only a challenge for the host country, but creates wider international concerns about environmental and social practices.

Review – Crude Reality

Review – Crude Reality

Brian C. Black’s examination of the history of petroleum is a fascinating account of its evolution from black goo to indispensable fuel, however his analysis of contemporary energy issues is superficial.

Promoting Northeast Asian Environmental Cooperation: Reflections from the EU

Promoting Northeast Asian Environmental Cooperation: Reflections from the EU

The European model could be very useful for Northeast Asian countries as they start to draw up a road map for multilateral cooperation and regional integration.

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