I made two presentations yesterday at Colorado College where I first talked about climate and security and then spoke about global climate governance. I’ll post about each issue in turn.
As negotiators look to next year’s UN climate conference in Paris, there is increasing discussion of a new way forward that does not depend on sweeping international agreements.
5-7 September 2014, Yale University, New Haven, USA
The German expert group WBGU (German Advisory Council on Global Change) issued a
This short course at the University of East Anglia is designed to provide the necessary insights on the complexity of wate
The newly launched Environmental Peacebuilding Platform is a joint initiative by the Environmental Law Institute, the United Nations Environment Programme, McGill University and the University of Tokyo with
It has become a trend of sorts to publish an assessment of the most recent scientific findings related to climate change in the run up to the next high level event of international climate negotiations. After Copenhagen 2009 the next such event is now scheduled for Paris at the end of 2015.
William Tell, in popular legend, takes a stand against a system that undermined his human dignity – tyranny and oppression. He refused to bow down before the hat of the evil bailiff Gessler, but was then forced to shoot an apple off his son’s head with a crossbow.
The governance challenges of natural resource extraction are enormous. What can be done to improve natural resource governance? ECC’s Stephan Wolters talked to Peter Eigen, Founder of Transparency International and Chair of the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) from 2006-11.
As we recently highlighted, a new issue of the academic journal Climatic Change titled “Climate and security: evidence, emerging risks, and a new agenda” has just been released.
Today, agriculture is still considered a man’s world despite the 602 million women across the globe who are smallholder farmers and landless workers.
If we want to make a difference in sustainable development, we need to tame the four “tyrannies” that keep us from extending our vision beyond our immediate circle of concern.
China’s Antarctic program has captured international attention in recent weeks amid the dramatic rescue of the trapped Russian research vessel Akademik Shokalskiy.