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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.

‘Firepower’ and Environmental Security in the Anthropocene

‘Firepower’ and Environmental Security in the Anthropocene

A broader understanding of the interconnectedness of things in a dynamic biosphere where a combustion powered technosphere is rapidly expanding is essential.

Review – Four Futures:  Life After Capitalism

Review – Four Futures: Life After Capitalism

Peter Frase’s book illuminates the potential effects of robotization and climate change on a post-capitalist future and the institutional structures that might emerge.

Introducing Green Theory in International Relations

Introducing Green Theory in International Relations

Green theory allows a broader ecological perspective on our common human interests and emphasises choices made within ecological, rather than political, boundaries.

Online Resources – The Arctic Council

Online Resources – The Arctic Council

Here are valuable links, videos and information to assist students interested in the Arctic region and the Arctic Council.

On the Verge of the Darkness: Dystopic Movies and Contemporary Global Challenges

On the Verge of the Darkness: Dystopic Movies and Contemporary Global Challenges

Critiquing dystopic movies as representations of the here and now is a good method to raise interest about modern challenges and stimulate a debate over the solutions.

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