Category Archives: Climate Change

How Water Scarcity Exacerbated Iraq’s History of Political Violence

by Austin Michael Bodetti. He researches the intersection of Islam, culture, and politics in Africa and Asia. He traveled to Iraq in the summer of 2016. The sudden onset of the Iraqi Civil War in 2014 prompted diplomats, generals, and … Continue reading

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Why Thailand’s Military Government Needs to Prepare for Climate Change

by Austin Michael Bodetti. He researches the intersection of Islam, culture, and politics in Africa and Asia. He visited Thailand in July 2015. In just four and a half years in power, Thailand’s military government has found itself facing a … Continue reading

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How the South Sudanese Civil War Is Fueling Climate Change

by Austin Michael Bodetti. He researches the intersection of Islam, culture, and politics in Africa and Asia and visited South Sudan in January 2016. Great powers such as China and the United States may have the most sway over the … Continue reading

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The Little-Known Relationship between Climate Change and National Security

by Austin Michael Bodetti. He is an analyst specializing in the Muslim world. Western diplomats, generals, and politicians have long cited China, Iran, North Korea, Russia, and other rivals as the greatest threats to international security, but another, greater challenge … Continue reading

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UN-Klimakonferenz (COP21) in Paris

Heute, am Montag, 30. November 2015, startet die 21. Klimakonferenz der Vertragsparteien der Klimarahmenkonvention der Vereinten Nationen von 1992 (COP21). Es handelt sich um eine der wichtigsten Klimakonferenzen, weil am Konferenzende eine möglichst verbindliche Klimaschutz-Vereinbarung stehen, welches das Kyoto-Protokoll ablösen … Continue reading

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Bombardiert von türkischen Kampfflugzeugen

von Vager Saadullah. Vager Saadullah (Twitter / Facebook) ist ein kurdischer Journalist und Editor in Dohuk, Irak. Er absolviert einen Masterstudiengang in Internationale Beziehungen an der Girne American University in Zypern. Übersetzung: offiziere.ch. Die gebirgige Grenze zwischen der Autonome Region … Continue reading

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Exploring the psychology of climate change

by Mischa Wilmers. He is an independent journalist based in Manchester covering social justice and international affairs. He has reported from the UK and South America for the Guardian, the Independent, New Internationalist, Deutsche Welle, Huffington Post, Equal Times, the … Continue reading

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Climate change and migration in the Pacific Islands

by Sandra Ivanov. Sandra Ivanov is from New Zealand with a postgraduate education in Peace and Conflict Studies. She is currently an editor of the blog “Conflict and Security”, and primarily works in the non-government sector. You can find her … Continue reading

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Buchtipp: Globales Rapa Nui? – Teil 2

Fortsetzung von Buchtipp: Globales Rapa Nui? – Teil 1. Mzee Enos (50, wohnhaft in Kenia) bringt sein Kalb in Sicherheit, nachdem heftige Niederschläge sein Haus weggeschwemmt haben (Foto: Homa Bay / Keystone / AP). In Folge des Klimawandels könnten Intensität … Continue reading

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Buchtipp: Globales Rapa Nui? – Teil 1

Mitte letztes Jahres sendete mir Sebastian K. Buciak (uns bereits bekannt vom Buch “Indien und Pakistan – Atommächte im Spannungsfeld regionaler und globaler Veränderungen”) den neu erschienen Sammelband “Globales Rapa Nui? Frieden und Sicherheit im Zeichen des Klimawandels“. Neben Buciak … Continue reading

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