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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (4): 30–34.
Published: 01 December 2017
..., 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 across the region, climbing temperatures in the atmosphere...
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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 (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 biosphere...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (3): 69–75.
Published: 01 September 2017
... devastate marine life and the economy of one of the East African nation’s most important tourist destinations. In response to their legal appeals, a judge granted a stay on the project, but its future remains unclear. Copyright © 2017 World Policy Institute 2017 climate Kenya coal environment...
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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 (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 (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...
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World Policy Journal (2015) 32 (2): 18–27.
Published: 01 June 2015
...—each representative of the many significant climate change impacts that affect the human communities and the nonhuman biotic life in the entire circumpolar Arctic. When land and sea are going through rapid changes, inhabitants of the area are usually the first to witness it. In 2002, the Arctic...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (4): 35–38.
Published: 01 December 2016
.... We’re looking at the ocean economy or renewables. All these challenges that we’re facing with climate change, for example, can be turned into opportunities, and we are prepared to do that. AGF: Look at the progression of the Mauritian economy since independence in 1968: In the 1970s, we were...
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World Policy Journal (2015) 32 (3): 9–15.
Published: 01 September 2015
... of the population survived on one tin of rice a day, Cambodia has gradually diversified its agricultural production, decreased national rates of malnutrition, and become selfsufficient in food production. Now, with the damming of the Mekong River and the threatening prospects of climate change, Cambodia’s food...
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World Policy Journal (2015) 32 (1): 13–17.
Published: 01 March 2015
... of astronomical disaster, something that comes from outside of this planet, which is exactly what I’m positing in the opening pages of Seveneves , I think people always find some way to survive. the story of the next few centuries is the inevitability of global climate change and how people are going...
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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 (2017) 34 (4): 112–118.
Published: 01 December 2017
... that. Ice-ice, the disease responsible for the failed crops, proliferates more easily in warm waters, said Claire Gachon, a senior lecturer in phycology at the Scottish Association of Marine Science and a specialist in seaweed diseases. She likened the effects of climate change on seaweed to that of HIV...
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World Policy Journal (2011) 28 (4): 93–99.
Published: 01 December 2011
... village school in the green hills of northeast Greece or adults in a trendy modern art museum in Paris made no difference at all. These popular science talks are always met with the same extraordinary enthusiasm for explanations of the climate, antimatter, black holes, the Big Bang, and even the reason...
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World Policy Journal (2011) 28 (2): 49–55.
Published: 01 June 2011
... kept it isolated for many years—until recently, when Kiribati (pronounced “Kir-e-bas”) emerged as focal point in the climate change debate. Like a handful of other island nations, Kiribati is at risk of disappearing, as rising seas threaten to engulf it. For Kiribati, the question of sustainability...
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World Policy Journal (2012) 29 (1): 101–110.
Published: 01 March 2012
... as internationalism is dishonest. It diverts attention from such truly international causes as reducing global arms spending and the risks of nuclear and conventional war, slowing destructive climate change, controlling and preventing infectious diseases, and improving the lives of the billions of people around...
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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): 53–61.
Published: 01 June 2015
...David Andelman; Guy Deutscher Professor Deutscher thanks Roger Maynard for his in-depth discussions of the role of entropy in climate change. The authors would like to thank Ram Adar, Loic Auvray, Roy Beck-Barkai, Haim Diamant, Eliezer Gileadi, Bernard Holzapfel, Gilbert Morain, Ron Rosensweig...
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