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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.

Nuclear Energy and Resolving Environmental Problems: Examining the Case of India

Nuclear Energy and Resolving Environmental Problems: Examining the Case of India

Enhancing energy production and sustaining the environment are not an either/or choice. India must be greedy enough to want both. Nuclear power does provide a solution worthy of consideration.

How Can Islam Help Us Tackle Climate Change?

How Can Islam Help Us Tackle Climate Change?

Rather than lagging behind in awareness and action around climate change, Islamic nations should be leading the way by taking their Islamic duties to the environment more seriously.

Review – Security and Environmental Change

Review – Security and Environmental Change

Dalby’s book provides an inspiring conceptual framework to deal with environmental security. Whilst worthy of further study, it is built on a restricted perception of reality.

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