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IAF Articles: Environment

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Space Junk
Space Junk

Is earth the largest garbage dump in the universe? By Robert J. Burrowes. 05/24/2018

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Climate Change: Unfit for the residual heat
Climate Change: Unfit for the residual heat

Industrial heat constitutes most of the direct industrial CO2 emitted each year. What's being done about it? By Élie Bellevrat and Kira West. (02/25/2018)

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Climate Policy and the G20 Agenda: The Opportunities & Limitations in Ensuring a Sustainable Future
Climate Policy and the G20 Agenda: The Opportunities & Limitations in Ensuring a Sustainable Future

Essay explores the capabilities of the G20 to promote climate policy. By Eleanor Klausmeyer. (06/12/2017)

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Propagating a Sustainable Model for Adaptive Forest Management
Propagating a Sustainable Model for Adaptive Forest Management

Paper presents a model for sustainable forest management and integrating Indigenous Knowledge Systems. By Noora Larson. (01/09/2017)

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The Pitfalls of Globalization and Their Link to the Climate Change Crisis
The Pitfalls of Globalization and Their Link to the Climate Change Crisis

In this interview with Graciela Chichilnisky and Helena Norberg-Hodge who discuss the global economy and its effect on global warming and the climate change crisis. (11/07/2016)  By ... Read More...



Interview: Graciela Chichilnisky and Heikki Patomaki
Interview: Graciela Chichilnisky and Heikki Patomaki

Joint interview with Graciela Chichilnisky and Heikki Patomaki, Professor of Global Politics at the University of Helsinki, on global governance and climate change. By C.J. Polychroniou and Marcus ... Read More...



Technology Can Address Climate Change Threat: Interview with Graciela Chichilnisky and Peter Wadhams
Technology Can Address Climate Change Threat: Interview with Graciela Chichilnisky and Peter Wadhams

Graciela Chichilnisky and Peter Wadhams say it is possible to resolve the climate change threat through the deployment of technology that can remove carbon dioxide from the air. By C. J. Polyc... Read More...



Geopolitics of Climate Change: The Future of Tao and Quantum Buddhism
Geopolitics of Climate Change: The Future of Tao and Quantum Buddhism

Paper asks, what is the relation between Buddhism and the Climate Change? Far more than it appears on the first glance. By Prof. Anis H. Bajrektarevic. (09/13/2016)

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The Great Transition to Green Capitalism: An Interview with Graciela Chichilnisky
The Great Transition to Green Capitalism: An Interview with Graciela Chichilnisky

Graciela Chichilnisky thinks that a new global economy based on "green capitalism" is not only possible but absolutely essential for the future of the planet. By Marcus Rolle. (08/01/2016... Read More...



Climate Change and the Future of the World: An Interview with Graciela Chichilnisky
Climate Change and the Future of the World: An Interview with Graciela Chichilnisky

Economist Graciela Chichilnisky talks about threats that climate change pose to the future of the world. Interview by Marcus Rolle. (03/09/2016) 

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Bound to Nothing: Interview with Graciela Chichilnisky on the Paris Climate Agreement
Bound to Nothing: Interview with Graciela Chichilnisky on the Paris Climate Agreement

Insightful interview with Professor Graciela Chichilnisky, who says the Paris climate deal actually fails to address climate change effectively. Interview by C. J. Polychroniou. (12/22/2015)

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Chile & New Zealand: A Comparative Study in  Environmental Policy
Chile & New Zealand: A Comparative Study in Environmental Policy

Following New Zealand’s model, paper suggests Chile adopt policies to address environmental impact of business activity and non-renewable energy production. By Matt Josey. (07/26/20... Read More...



Collective Inaction: Constraints of National Designs in the Continuing Struggles of EU Environmental
Collective Inaction: Constraints of National Designs in the Continuing Struggles of EU Environmental

Paper examines issues surroundng European Union environmental policies. By Roland Gawlitta. (07/23/2015)

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Climate Change Related Warming Impacts on Food and Social Factors in the Arctic
Climate Change Related Warming Impacts on Food and Social Factors in the Arctic

Paper explores the connection between climate change related warming impacts with food and social factors in the Arctic region. By Monique Baskin. (07/16/2015)

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Climate Change Effects on Oceans, Impacts to Fish Stocks and Contributions to Global Food Insecurity
Climate Change Effects on Oceans, Impacts to Fish Stocks and Contributions to Global Food Insecurity

Essay analyzes effects of climate change on oceans and its contribution to global food insecurity. By Monique Baskin.  (06/25/2015)

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International Trade and Environment: a paradoxical but complementary subject
International Trade and Environment: a paradoxical but complementary subject

Author discusses how international trade and environmental issues complement each other.  By Patricia Galves Derolle.  (06/17/2014)

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Climate Change and Reinsurance: The Human Security Issue
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
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 Interview: Anuradha Kataria. Water Issues in India
IA Forum discusses India's water issues and policies with writer Anuradha Kataria. (04/30/2013) Read More...


Why the Kyoto Mechanism Fails Again?
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 poli... Read More...


The Forum (Summer 2011 issue): The EU
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. Read More...


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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) Read More...


IA-Forum Interview: Cleo Paskal
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 W... Read More...


Special Report Preview, Climate Change:  Dr. Arvind Panagariya
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) Read More...


IA-Forum Interview: Dr. Kamal El Kheshen
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) Read More...


IA-Forum Interview: Dr. Mohamed Waheed, V. P. of Maldives
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) Read More...


The EU: A climate leader, but headed in the wrong direction
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) Read More...


External Article
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) Read More...


The EU and Climate Change
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) Read More...


IA-Forum Interview: Elliot Diringer
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) Read More...


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