Post Tagged with: "climate change"

Improving Democracy for the Future: Why Democracy Can Handle Climate Change

Improving Democracy for the Future: Why Democracy Can Handle Climate Change

The path lies not in suspending democracy but improving it: create better democracies with the capacity for collective action and a commitment to ecological values.

Reducing Greenhouse Gases Is a Security Issue

Reducing Greenhouse Gases Is a Security Issue

Climate change isn’t just an environmental or economic problem. It’s also a security problem because of food and water shortages, humanitarian emergencies, and migration.

Interview – Kate Ferguson

Interview – Kate Ferguson

Kate Ferguson talks to us about identity-based violence, the rise in mass-atrocities, the effectiveness of R2P, and the relationship between academia and policy-making.

Human Rights and Climate Change in the Philippines

Human Rights and Climate Change in the Philippines

In the state-centric human rights infrastructure, the government’s compliance with its human rights duties and standards to regulate corporations should be the central focus.

The Great Thaw: Climate Change and the Post-Cold War World

The Great Thaw: Climate Change and the Post-Cold War World

Since the fall of the Berlin Wall, the geopolitical climate frozen from the Cold War along with our understanding of climate change and its security risks have thawed.

Review – The Microbial State

Review – The Microbial State

Focusing on microbes and drawing on biology and science and technology studies, Stefanie Fishel’s book re-theorises the body to provide a biocentric view of politics.

Interview – Sherri Goodman

Interview – Sherri Goodman

Sherri Goodman discusses climate change as a national security threat, water security, the Arctic, her career with the US Government and gives her advice to young scholars.

Interview – Danny Dorling

Interview – Danny Dorling

Prof. Danny Dorling talks about economic inequality and its impacts, more equal economic models, Britain’s economic divides and the role of geography in global challenges.

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon (centre left) attends a resumed session of the UN Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen.
19/Dec/2009. Copenhagen, Denmark. UN Photo/Mark Garten. www.un.org/av/photo/

The Emerging Politics of Geoengineering

Geoengineering is still an idea under investigation, but an idea with potentially major consequences on political behavior and decision making.

Image by United Nations Photo

With Great Power Comes Great Climate Responsibility

Great powers are assessed with regard to their response and responsibility to limit the negative impact of climate change.

Lake Chad: A Climate of Fragility

Lake Chad: A Climate of Fragility

Any future interventions in and around Lake Chad will have to be mindful of its particular climate-fragility and these trends that are likely to shape its future.

The Barents Sea: Environment Cooperation in the Anthropocene Era

The Barents Sea: Environment Cooperation in the Anthropocene Era

The Barents region illustrates the fate of this civilization erected from fossil resources. To some extent, it may even appear as a last stand.

Is Climate Change a Threat Multiplier? R2P and Environmental Disasters

Is Climate Change a Threat Multiplier? R2P and Environmental Disasters

R2P’s expanded notion of sovereignty as responsibility may be flexible enough to add to effective climate change response, but it cannot address the long term ecological crises we face.

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