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Edited Collection – Environment, Climate Change and International Relations

Edited Collection – Environment, Climate Change and International Relations

In the wake of the 2015 Paris conference, this edited collection explores the environment as an issue of international governance and provides perspectives on the route forward.

Climate Change and International Relations

Climate Change and International Relations

Climate change is a global commons problem. Its causes and impacts are distributed and felt across the international system, transcending traditional boundaries and jurisdictions of nation-states.

Lessons from COP21: How the Pacific can Alter the Status Quo on Arms Trade

Lessons from COP21: How the Pacific can Alter the Status Quo on Arms Trade

In our globalised world, illicit trade in small arms, transnational crime and terrorism can be facilitated by inadequate legislative controls and porous borders.

Interview – Achim Steiner

Interview – Achim Steiner

Achim Steiner discusses the outcomes of the recent Paris Climate Conference, the role of philanthropy in combating climate change, and the concept of the Anthropocene.

Image by Graciela Chichilinsky

Interview – Graciela Chichilnisky

Dr. Chichilnisky discusses the impact of climate change, the Kyoto Protocol and any new climate agreements that may be required to find a solution to this global problem.

Paris COP21 Climate Agreement is Bound to Nothing:  What is the Solution?

Paris COP21 Climate Agreement is Bound to Nothing: What is the Solution?

The Paris COP21 climate agreement is empty of action. This could be the biggest failure of the global climate negotiations in their 21 years of existence.

Ecological Security

Ecological Security

The profound nature of the challenge posed by climate change arguably compels us to think in new ways about what security means and how it might be realized.

The Importance of Land for Women Confronting Patriarchy and Climate Change

The Importance of Land for Women Confronting Patriarchy and Climate Change

The community of María Auxiliadora is an example of women’s experiences and looks to create the conditions to confront violence against women and climate change.

Climate Change and the Re-imagination of State Sovereignty

Climate Change and the Re-imagination of State Sovereignty

The state is an arbitrary reference point in a dynamic Earth system. The Earth can no longer be ignored as a given in at the ontological level of international relations.

Interview – John R. McNeill

Interview – John R. McNeill

McNeill offers us the view that human history is a subset of ecological history and IR scholars will do well to explore the opportunities offered by historical lessons.

The Age of Natural Capital, and Why It Must Be Stopped

The Age of Natural Capital, and Why It Must Be Stopped

The processes of financialisation are not necessarily beneficial in utilitarian terms but represent something deeper: the continuation of capitalism as usual.

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”.

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