Post Tagged with: "global warming"

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”.

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 Warming Gridlock

Review – Global Warming Gridlock

Global Warming Gridlock has in its crosshairs the conventional wisdom that has straitjacketed both national and international efforts at dealing with climate change

Assessing the Risk of Global Climate Change on the Australian Defence Force

Assessing the Risk of Global Climate Change on the Australian Defence Force

While other militaries around the world have taken notice of climate change and are now acting, defence planners and policy elite in Australia are pre-occupied by global power shifts. In confining climate change as a third order issue, they are overlooking major risks.

Before Engineering the Climate, We Must Engineer a Debate

Before Engineering the Climate, We Must Engineer a Debate

The lay reader may be forgiven if geoengineering- the use of technology to manipulate the planetary climate system in order to forestall the worst effects of global warming- sounds like science fiction. The science of such interventions remains uncertain, but assessments are proliferating – and the implications for climate governance and policy could be huge.

The Politics of Renewable Energy: Unintended Consequences of Biofuel Policies

Government policies often generate unintended consequences. This has turned out to be the case with the aggressive biofuel policies pursued over recent years by the European Union and the United States.

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