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Climate Change and Reinsurance: The Human Security Issue

Paper analyzes the effects of climate change on reiinsurance and human security issues. By Prof. Anis Bajrektarevic & Carla Baumer. (02/10/2014)

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New Issue of International Affairs Forum: Interview with Prof. Smita Brunnermeier: BRIC countries

Interview with Professor Smita Brunnermeier of the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs (International Affairs Forum, 01/2014)

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IA Forum Interview: Anuradha Kataria. Water Issues in India

IA Forum discusses India's water issues and policies with writer Anuradha Kataria. (04/30/2013)
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Why the Kyoto Mechanism Fails Again?

Paper abstract: After a lot of hot air, the disillusioning epilogue of the Arab Facebook revolutions is more firearms and less confidence residing in the region, and a higher (moral, economic and political) carbon energy price everywhere else. By Dr. Anis H. Bajrektarevic. (01/20/2012)
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The Forum (Summer 2011 issue): The EU

Our latest edition of The Forum features commentary and interviews from international experts discussing EU Security and The ECB, the Fed, and Economic Recovery.
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Legal status of displaced persons due to climate change

Author provides in-depth look at legalities of displaced persons due to climate change. By Dr. Judit Toth (10/12/2010)
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IA-Forum Interview: Cleo Paskal

IA-Forum speaks with Cleo Paskal about her book Global Warring: How Environmental, Economic, and Political Crises Will Redraw the World Map . , and security issues related to climate change. (03/31/2010)
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Special Report Preview, Climate Change: Dr. Arvind Panagariya

In a preview of our upcoming special report, Dr. Arvind Panagariya discusses COP15 and balancing India's policies on climate change and economic growth. By M. Patel. (12/14/2009)
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IA-Forum Interview: Dr. Kamal El Kheshen

Dr. Kamal El Kheshen, Vice President of the African Development Bank discussses the trade-off between climate change policies and economic growth policies in Africa. By M. Patel. (12/10/2009)
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IA-Forum Interview: Dr. Mohamed Waheed, V. P. of Maldives

IA-Forum speaks with Dr. Mohammed Waheed, Vice President of Maldives, about the tradeoff between climate change policy and economic growth policy. (IA-Forum, 12/05/2009)
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The EU: A climate leader, but headed in the wrong direction

Author argues that the EU's actions to mitigate climate change so far have fallen short of its rhetoric. By Indur M. Goklany. (09/20/2008)
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Metaphors in EU Climate Change Policy: Defining a New Approach

2nd Place winning essay for IA-Forum Student Award. Author discusses EU efforts towards tackling global climate change. By Alysia Garmulewicz. (09/09/2008)
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The EU and Climate Change

2008 IA-Forum Student Essay winning piece that examines the EU's efforts to arrest climate change. By Richard Benwell. (07/26/2008)
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IA-Forum Interview: Elliot Diringer

IA-Forum speaks with the Pew Center on Global Climate Change's Elliot Diringer about the recent G8 summit. By Adam Kott. (IA Forum, 07/23/2008)
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The Public’s Participation in Environmental Impact Assessment in Malaysia

Paper that examines environmental legislation in Malaysia within the constraints of the lack of open and honest public participation. By J. Vincent Chandran. (12/4/2006)
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Increasing Resilience to Climate Change

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On Earth Day, a Roundup of Brookings Climate, Energy and Environment Research

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The Business of Earth Day

Earth Day is traditionally a day for the Left — a celeb (4/22/2014)

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The Great Lakes St. Lawrence Region: Improving Policy Outcomes Through Research and Engagement

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Environmental Pressures on China’s Changing Cities and Countryside

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Europe’s Forest Strategy in the Next Decade: Options for the Voluntary Partnership Agreements

Summary points: The world’s forest sector has changed sig (4/14/2014)
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Community Forestry in FLEGT Voluntary Partnership Agreements

This paper explores the potential for amending the existin (4/14/2014)
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Tracks in the Amazon

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International Cooperation in the 21st Century: Partnerships for Delivering the Post-2015 Agenda

The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) expire in 2015 and (4/7/2014)
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How Property Rights Can Save the World's Fisheries

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Climate Change

Climate change is climbing the political agenda. Extreme w (4/4/2014)
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Qi Ye Named Director of the Brookings-Tsinghua Center for Public Policy

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Event Speech: The Rt Hon Michael Fallon MP, Minister of State for Energy, Department of Energy & Cli

  Subscribe to the Chatham House Podcast in iTun (4/2/2014)
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An EPA-Sanctioned State-Based Carbon Tax Could Reduce Emissions and Improve State Finances

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Methodology for Import-source Estimates of Illegally Sourced Wood Imports: Thailand, South Korea and

Chatham House has developed a detailed methodology (termed (3/31/2014)
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EDITORIALS
Our Collective Failure

Climate change...are we running out of time? By Pratik Patil. (02/04/2013)
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India’s Water Woes

Examines the quantitative and qualitative water issues facing India. By Anuradha Kataria (01/27/2013)
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Which Policy to Address Climate Change?

Author examines potential impacts of climate change and policy options to combat it. By Julian Morris, International Policy Network. (12/09/2009)
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Climate Smart Aid Is Anything But

International organizations like the World Bank and the UN are supposed to help the world’s poor. Fully convinced about doing good by curbing carbon emissions, they are pushing an anti-development agenda that has direct, negative effects on human welfare. By William Yeatman. (05/25/2009)
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The Wrongheaded Efforts of the EU to Addressing Climate

William Yeatman of the Competitive Enterprise Institute, critiques EU efforts to tackle climate change. By William Yeatman, (IA-Forum, 09/05/2008)
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Popular Myths about the Emissions Trading Scheme

Roger Helmer, Member of the European parliament, debunks claims about the EU's Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS). By Roger Helmer. (IA-Forum, 09/05/2008)
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Biofuel for Thought

Biofuels may be one of the dumber of the grand, well intentioned ideas of this decade. Yet they are here to stay, because of the Zeitgeist that says source-diversification is the Holy Grail of energy policy. By George Pieler and Jens F. Laurson (First published by the Atlantic Community, 05/26/2008)
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Trees vs. Tusks

Keeping the planet green takes shades of grey, not black-and-white. In Ghana, one shade of grey to be reckoned with is the African Elephant, that noble beast protected by international treaties from hunting, harvesting, or poaching. By George A. Pieler & Jens F. Laurson (09/02/2008)
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Chilling Uncertainties about Global Warming

The Emmy, Oscar, and Nobel Peace Prize committees all seem to agree: global warming exists, humans cause it, and without Al Gore, we'd all be doomed. By Jens F. Laurson and George A. Pieler (first published in the Claremont Review of Books online, 12/16/2007)
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An Energy Policy for Europe?

Critiques the current energy situation in Europe and calls for a re-examination of policy and direction. By Guillaume Le Grand. (IA-Forum, 2/21/2007)
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