Post Tagged with: "climate change"

The Coming Storm: Crisis, Climate Change, and the Right to Vote

The Coming Storm: Crisis, Climate Change, and the Right to Vote

COVID-19 reveals new vulnerabilities in the right to vote. The pandemic has shown that the USA needs actions to avoid ad hoc responses to disruptions of voting rights.

Review – The Age of Illusions

Review – The Age of Illusions

Bacevich argues that the road from American expectations of global supremacy and perpetual prosperity to the economic realities of the US in 2016 led to Trump’s election.

Opinion – The Limits of Humanist Ethics in the Anthropocene

Opinion – The Limits of Humanist Ethics in the Anthropocene

Anthropocene ethics evolve in a contestation between withdrawal and affirmation, and both of these logics develop in antagonisms that they cannot overcome.

Now Recruiting – Climate, Environment and Food Editors

Now Recruiting – Climate, Environment and Food Editors

We are seeking early career scholars and students to help us develop our academic coverage of scholarly debates focused around climate change, environmental politics and food security.

Climate Change and Food Security in the Pacific

Climate Change and Food Security in the Pacific

There are multiple disasters such as sea level rise, drought, cyclones and flooding which directly impact the food security of the region and could send millions of its already impoverished population to destitution.

Interview – Leonardo Martinez-Diaz

Interview – Leonardo Martinez-Diaz

Leonardo Martinez-Diaz discusses sustainable finance, actionable data and how communities and governments can strengthen their resilience and prepare for climate change.

The Fossil Fuelled Monster and the Climate Failures of States

The Fossil Fuelled Monster and the Climate Failures of States

Disaster can summon up qualities of creativeness and solidarity that in ordinary times people do not know they have. These are the qualities that we need, now.

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Revisiting OPEC’s Democratic Roots in the Age of Climate Emergency

The climate movement does not typically look to the oil industry for its heroes. Yet as policymakers have begun to follow activists in pursuing supply side climate policy, figures within OPEC’s history deserve to be studied.

Pacific Islands Forum Leaders Meeting GROUP PHOTO 15 people around the horseshoe

Climate Ideas as Drivers of Pacific Islands’ Regional Politics and Cooperation

An ideational approach to regional politics can better inform how climate ideas have shaped the Pacific Islands in driving their regional agenda.

Associate Professor, Politics
Chair, Latin American Studies
Committee Chair, International Studies Concentration

Interview – Kristina Mani

Kristina Mani discusses Latin American politics, regional issues and the role of militaries, as well as the benefits of using of films and documentaries in her work.

Climate Change and the Sinking Island States in the Pacific

Climate Change and the Sinking Island States in the Pacific

Small island nations are exposed to multi-dimensional climate crises such as ocean level rise, flooding, coastal erosion, inundation of agricultural lands, drying up of drinking water and sea acidification, which endangers fish life and stock.

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