Tag Archives: Environmental security

Climate migration and security

Further to the blog below on greening the military, some may be interested in the work of Gregory White and Jon Barnett discussing the dangers of securitising climate change. The work of both scholars highlights empirical research that dispels many truths  bound up with … Continue reading

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Greening the military

In the 1980s and 1990s there was much debate about the implications of the environment and security linkage. Some argued that security had no place in the environmental debate as the military was the most destructive of social institutions, whilst … Continue reading

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Michael Mason visit

On February the 8th the Environmental Politics Group welcomed its first guest speaker of the year. Michael Mason from the Department of Environment and Geography at the LSE presented his work on the threat multiplier climate change poses to Palestine. … Continue reading

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UN Security Council debate on the link between security and development

I notice that the UN Security Council has just had a debate on the relationship between development and international security: http://www.un.org/News/Press/docs/2011/sc10172.doc.htm A similar debate on climate change was raised by the British chairmanship of the UNSC in 2007: http://www.reuters.com/article/2007/04/18/environment-globalwarming-un-britain-dc-idUSN1736824820070418 This … Continue reading

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