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NEW ENERGY NEW GEOPOLITICS  By Sarah O. Ladislaw

In the last ten years, US Shale gas and tight oil production has skyrocketed, supplying not only national but global ...Read more >

76 Pages
3.92 MB
NEW GAS NEW GEOPOLITICS REPORT -3  By Sarah O. Ladislaw

In the last 10 years, US shale gas and tight oil production has skyrocketed, supplying not only national but global markets, to the benefit of ...Read more >

46 Pages
1.81 MB
CLIMATE SMART DEVELOPMENT  By WORLD BANK GROUP

Officials responsible for a nation’s economy have been primarily concerned with delivering jobs, stimulating growth, and promoting ...Read more >

88 Pages
3.13 MB
CITIES AND CLIMATE CHANGE  By Daniel Hoornweg

Climate change is among the most pressing challenges that the world faces today. Given current atmospheric concentrations of greenhouse gases (GHGs), the world is already committed to signifi cant ...Read more >

328 Pages
5.88 MB
TURN DOWN THE HEAT WHY A 4 DEGREE CENTRIGRADE WARMER WORLD MUST BE AVOIDED  

This report provides a snapshot of recent scientific literature and new analyses of likely impacts and risks that would be associated with a 4 Celsius warming within this century. It is a rigorous attempt to outline a range of risks, focusing on developing countries and especially the ...Read more >

106 Pages
14.38 MB
CLIMATE CHANGE NARRATIVES : READING THE ARCTIC  By Uttam Kumar Sinha

Climate change is now a mainstream political issue but lacks policy coherence and consistency, at both international and national levels. This is because the science of Climate Change is complex, and the politics to deal with it ever so ...Read more >

85 Pages
1.89 MB
STRATEGY, SCENARIOS AND THE GLOBAL SHIFT IN DEFENSE POWER  By Jonathan Ablett

The art of strategy, in defense as elsewhere, involves understanding possible futures to inform present decisions. Formulating strategy in these conditions will test planners in the public and private sectors ...Read more >

16 Pages
1.08 MB
ABRUPT IMPACTS OF CLIMATE CHANGE : ANTICIPATING SURPRISES  

Levels of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases in Earth’s atmosphere are exceeding levels recorded in the past millions of years, and thus climate is being forced beyond the range of the recent geological era. Lacking concerted action by the world’s nations, it is clear that the future climate will be warmer, sea levels will rise, global rainfall patterns will change, and ecosystems will be ...Read more >

223 Pages
20.84 MB
2014 GLOBAL FORECAST U.S. SECURITY POLICY AT A CROSSROADS  

The political standoff in Washington resulting in the shutdown of government operations brings to mind a remarkable study that was done several years ago by the World ...Read more >

76 Pages
7.53 MB
THE COLD RUSH  

As the ice cap melts away, the Arctics vast wealth of natural resources is generating excitement among energy companies and alarm among environmentalists. What does the future hold for the icy ...Read more >

8 Pages
12.23 MB
FIGHTING CLIMATE CHANGE DENIAL : CLIMATE DISRUPTION IN PERSPECTIVE  By Paul Rogers

Oxford Research Groups work on sustainable security is centred on four trends that are likely to influence international and intra-national conflict in the coming decades climate change, socio-economic divisions, resource scarcities and ...Read more >

3 Pages
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ARCTIC ECONOMICS IN THE 21ST CENTURY THE BENEFI TS AND COSTS OF COLD  By Heather A. Conley

From the nineteenth century Alaskan gold rush to todays modern- day rush to explore for oil, gas, and mineral resources, economic interests have and will continue to powerfully shape the Arctics future ...Read more >

74 Pages
2.94 MB