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World Policy Journal (2015) 32 (2): 3–7.
Published: 01 June 2015
...Admire Nyamwanza; Ali Kerem Kayhan; Maharaj K. Pandit; Afroza Haque; Christopher Riedy; Jennifer Doherty-Bigara; Ibon Galarraga; Erica Dingman © World Policy Institute 2015 2015 World Policy Institute Photo: Africa Renewal With a host of climate-driven natural disasters in recent...
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World Policy Journal (2015) 32 (2): 69.
Published: 01 June 2015
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (4): 30–34.
Published: 01 December 2017
... systems are pushing marine life, including key food sources, toward extinction. The Caribbean region is also among the world’s most susceptible to the negative effects of climate change and the El Niño/La Niña weather phenomenon. Although the impact of climate change is not experienced uniformly...
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World Policy Journal (2015) 32 (2): 1–2.
Published: 01 June 2015
..., and a variety of natural disasters. Now, for the first time, we may be on the verge of rendering the planet itself uninhabitable. Or perhaps not, depending on your point of view. The broadest consensus suggests that mankind is poised on a climatic cliff, with indicators of major disruption to our...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (3): 69–75.
Published: 01 September 2017
... government official just prior to the contentious presidential election. Copyright © 2017 World Policy Institute 2017 climate Kenya coal environment CESSNA 206 Samia Omar was born and raised in Lamu County, Kenya, a nature lover’s paradise at the uppermost corner of the country’s...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (2): 34–35.
Published: 01 June 2016
...: 10.1215/07402775-3642452 Compiled by Boris Litvin, Bregje Smits, and Julia Wilton Sources: Yuting Li, Climate Central, The New York Times Designed by Meehyun Nam Thompson SEA LEVELS AT 4°C 7.2°F...
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World Policy Journal (2015) 32 (2): 9–13.
Published: 01 June 2015
...Lester R. Brown © World Policy Institute 2015 2015 World Policy Institute The worldwide transition from fossil fuels to renewable sources of energy is under way. As fossil fuel resources shrink, as air pollution worsens, and as concerns about climate instability cast a shadow over the...
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World Policy Journal (2015) 32 (1): 32–41.
Published: 01 March 2015
...Richard Blaustein © World Policy Institute 2015 2015 World Policy Institute At the time he attended the 2004 European Open Science Forum in Stockholm, German physicist Jans Joachin Schellnhuber had been speaking out publicly since the late 1990s about climate change impacting what he...
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World Policy Journal (2015) 32 (3): 55–62.
Published: 01 September 2015
... © World Policy Institute 2015 2015 World Policy Institute Some 40,000 people, including delegates from 190 nations, will be gathering in Paris this December to examine and hopefully reinvigorate the future shape of the world, and particularly our climate. It promises to be the largest...
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World Policy Journal (2015) 32 (2): 18–27.
Published: 01 June 2015
... penalties leveled against the company and its subcontractor for violating environmental regulations. March 31, 2015 was the deadline for nations to pledge greenhouse gas emission cuts to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), in preparation for the UN climate summit in Paris...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (4): 35–38.
Published: 01 December 2016
... need to produce, and if you look at the challenges, for example, for a small island state like Mauritius, we find that we need more scientists to tackle climate change and emerging health issues and to provide agriculture and new technologies. We need new technology that can be meshed into agriculture...
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World Policy Journal (2002) 19 (3): 60–68.
Published: 01 September 2002
...Ricardo Bayon Copyright © 2002 World Policy Institute 2002 ENVIRONMENT Ricardo Bayon is a fellow at the New America Foundation, a nonpartisan think tank based in Washington D.C. He writes on issues of finance, environment, and climate change. More Than Hot Air...
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World Policy Journal (2015) 32 (1): 13–17.
Published: 01 March 2015
... inevitability of global climate change and how people are going to respond to it. WPJ: But that doesn’t seem out of the realm of possibility. We hear stories about enormous asteroids that could even knock our planet out of its primary orbit. STEPHENSON: Oh yes, and there’s the possibility of...
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World Policy Journal (2015) 32 (3): 9–15.
Published: 01 September 2015
... estimated at €157 ($172) billion annually in the European Union, or roughly 1.2 percent of its GDP. hundreds of acres managed by machines are profitable only when fuel is accessible and cheap. Our climate is changing, temperatures rising, droughts ever more common. And a host of other natural...
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World Policy Journal (2013) 30 (2): 59–69.
Published: 01 June 2013
... 2013 World Policy Institute Karma Toeb Thimphu, Bhutan—If any nation deserves a waiver from the depredations of climate change, it is surely the Himalayan kingdom of Bhutan. A Maryland-sized postage stamp of a country, it is entirely surrounded by the world’s two most populous nations...
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World Policy Journal (2015) 32 (1): 1–2.
Published: 01 March 2015
... a look at climatic tipping points that may not be so very far off and what scientists are doing their best to expose. Andres Knobel, who tracks offshore tax havens, believes the next generation of financial hideaways may be just next door. Finally, one of Britain’s leading public intellectuals and...
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World Policy Journal (2013) 30 (1): 14–17.
Published: 01 March 2013
... the Explorers Club. The United Nations showed his documentaries— The Antarctica Challenge: A Global Warming and The Polar Explorer —at the Copenhagen and Cancun climate summits. Adam Scholl is an editorial assistant at World Policy Journal . © World Policy Institute 2013 2013 World...
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World Policy Journal (2013) 30 (2): 46–57.
Published: 01 June 2013
... Nickelsberg and I spent nearly two weeks in the Arctic Circle with forces from Norway, Britain, and the Netherlands to observe training in the planet’s harshest climate. The journey began at a mountain bunker in Bodo and continued on to a helicopter battalion in Bardufoss, coastal operations in Harstad, and...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (4): 112–118.
Published: 01 December 2017
... village. Only 28 of Paje’s 500 seaweed farmers are members. Elsewhere, 1 to 5 percent of farmers are affiliated with cooperatives. Msuya hopes their numbers will grow, but they still face problems: In addition to the challenges of social conservatism, mass production and climate change have rendered...
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World Policy Journal (2015) 32 (2): 53–61.
Published: 01 June 2015
..., climate instability, air and water pollution all have a common origin—massive reliance on fossil fuels. Hence, our desire for a different kind of energy source that would not result in the same hazardous consequences. The fear of a major nuclear accident is yet another ongoing concern. In some oecd...