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Responses to JPR Climate and Conflict Special Issue: Steve Lonergan (University of Victoria)

Academics / Political Science : The New Security Beat

The Journal of Peace Research recently devoted a special issue to the work of researchers studying the linkages between climate change and conflict. Special guest editor Nils Petter Gleditsch introduces the issue here.The relationsh...

A ‘Back to the Future’ approach to climate that reads just like science fiction

Academics / General Science : Watts Up With That?

From the University of Cincinnati, climate science conducted by on-on-one interviews with small sample sizes. No DeLoreans or “Mr. Fusion” needed. A ‘Back to the Future’ Approach to Taking Action on Climate Change Researchers take o...

Food abundance driving conflict in Africa, not food scarcity

Academics / General Science : ScienceDaily: Science Society

In Africa, food abundance may be driving violent conflict rather than food scarcity, according to a new study. The study refutes the notion that climate change will increase the frequency of civil war in Africa as a result of food s...

Climate and Conflict in East Africa, and UNEP’s Plan to Avoid Future Famines

Academics / Political Science : The New Security Beat

While climate change will undoubtedly have an impact on societies throughout the world, researchers are still debating whether or not it will cause conflict. John O’Loughlin, Frank D.W. Witmer, Andrew M. Linke, Arlene Laing, Andrew ...

From the Wilson Center: New Research on Climate and Conflict Links Show Challenges for the Field

Academics / Political Science : The New Security Beat

“We know that there will be more conflicts in the future as a result of climate change than there would have been in a hypothetic world without climate change,” said Marc Levy, deputy director of the Center for International Earth S...


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