Climate Change

Opinion – Post-COVID-19 Climate Change Politics

Anu Unny • Jun 3 2020 • Articles
COVID-19 is a reminder of a more unequal world wherein the role of international organisations may be restricted due to the highhandedness of dominant states.

Opinion – Updating the 1951 Convention for Refugees

Somabha Bandopadhay • May 28 2020 • Articles
The 1951 Refugee Convention is required to be amended so that “climate refugees” are given a place within the gamut of the refugee law regime.

Intergenerational Justice and the Paris Agreement

James M. Nguyen • May 11 2020 • Articles
With a broad recognition of climate change as a problematic issue area, a better response needs to be developed while keeping intergenerational justice in mind.

What Can IR Learn from the Politics of Gender in the Global South?

Eduarda Lattanzi Menezes • May 6 2020 • Articles
Feminist resistance teaches how to rescue social movements beyond the imaginary of dominant structures that can aggregate new values for the international community.

Reflecting on Democracy, Corruption and Climate Change in the COVID-19 Era

Marina Povitkina • May 6 2020 • Articles
Why have countries been able to mobilize so quickly in a fight against the spread of COVID-19, but are lacking such a sense of urgent response to tackle climate issues?

Opinion – Why COVID-19 Will Not Be ‘Good’ for the Environment

Andrew Heffernan • Apr 30 2020 • Articles
Covid-19 presents an opportunity to ask difficult questions, make tough decisions and to rebuild the global economy in a more sustainable manner.

Examining the Response of Urban Trees in Canada to Variations in Climate

Isabella Boushey • Apr 29 2020 • Articles
Dendrochronology can tell us about changes in climate over time and help us develop future projections of environmental responses to climate.

International Relations Theory after the Cold War: China, the Global South and Non-state Actors

Emmanuel Matambo • Apr 21 2020 • Articles
The preponderance of China and the broader Global South have already begun transforming IR theory, whilst themselves undergoing occasional clashes.

Interview – Rafael Bittencourt

E-International Relations • Mar 27 2020 • Features
Rafael Bittencourt explains the concept of buen vivir, its influence on policy-making in Bolivia and Ecuador, and assesses the recent upheavals in Chile and Ecuador.

Interview – Swati Parashar

E-International Relations • Mar 8 2020 • Features
Swati Parashar discusses the importance of International Women's Day, barriers to feminist solidarity, #MeToo, postcolonial feminism and challenging patriarchal power.

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