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Current History (2020) 119 (813): 34–36.
Published: 01 January 2020
...Pamela McElwee Political leaders once again failed to commit to adequate action against climate change, but its increasingly visible impacts have galvanized citizen activists. © 2020 Current History. All rights reserved. 2020 The Regents of the University of California climate change...
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Current History (2020) 119 (813): 22–28.
Published: 01 January 2020
... of the University of California environment pollution consumers trade climate change 22 The best set of solutions is likely to span the scale from individual to interna- tional action, and to address different points along the chain of production, con- sumption, and disposal. Solving the Oceans...
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Current History (2020) 119 (813): 41.
Published: 01 January 2020
... Charts © 2020 Current History. All rights reserved. 2020 The Regents of the University of California climate change carbon emissions Paris Agreement adaptation Atmospheric CO2 concentration Data: Scripps/NOAA-ESRL (Measured at Mauna Loa, Hawaii) 1960 1970 1980 1990 2000 2010 2020...
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Current History (2019) 118 (809): 235–240.
Published: 01 September 2019
...Abidin Kusno The lack of planning can be understood as an art of governing, for it ensures the operation of informality. © 2019 Current History. All rights reserved. 2019 The Regents of the University of California Indonesia urbanization development climate change colonialism Joko...
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Current History (2019) 118 (807): 157–159.
Published: 01 April 2019
...Eric Tagliacozzo For centuries, India searched for ways to escape the deadly cycle of too little water and too much. Pollution and climate change threaten to undo the progress it has made. Unruly Waters: How Rains, Rivers, Coasts, and Seas Have Shaped Asia's History , Sunil Amrith Basic...
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Current History (2019) 118 (804): 36–38.
Published: 01 January 2019
...Joshua Busby Backsliding on the Paris Agreement by the United States and others is steering the globe down a dangerous path toward runaway climate change. © 2019 Current History. All rights reserved. 2019 The Regents of the University of California Joshua Busby Paris Agreement climate...
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Current History (2019) 118 (804): 39.
Published: 01 January 2019
.... 2019 The Regents of the University of California book review Joshua Lustig Bruno Latour Down Earth climate change Paris Agreement science philosophy politics Donald Trump Bruno Latour is one of the foremost contem-porary philosophers and sociologists of sci-ence. His 1987...
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Current History (2019) 118 (804): 29–35.
Published: 01 January 2019
... China United States Donald Trump multilateralism nationalism protectionism tariffs trade climate change nuclear proliferation 29 [D]o the EU and Japan have the capabilities and resolve to save the global mul- tilateral order and save themselves? Europe and Japan Try to Stave Off Global...
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Current History (2018) 117 (799): 181–186.
Published: 01 May 2018
...Gina Ziervogel Adaptation is only going to get more challenging as changes in the climate intensify, combining with the effects of rapid urbanization and the persistently high levels of poverty and inequality in Africa. © 2018 Current History. All rights reserved. 2018 The Regents...
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Current History (2018) 117 (798): 135–141.
Published: 01 April 2018
...Andrea J. Nightingale Clearly, Nepalis have to adapt to climate change. It is less clear what precisely the challenges are and who is best positioned to lead the response. 135 Clearly, Nepalis have to adapt to climate change. It is less clear what precisely the challenges are and who is best...
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Current History (2018) 117 (797): 108–113.
Published: 01 March 2018
...Laura Booth; Anthony Patt Europeans are taking the risks presented by climate change seriously, and responding. Sixth in a series on climate adaptation around the world. © 2018 Current History. All rights reserved. 2018 The Regents of the University of California Laura Booth Anthony...
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Current History (2018) 117 (796): 62–68.
Published: 01 February 2018
...Mark Carey; Holly Moulton A focus on the various factors shaping climate adaptation over time—particularly the social, economic, and political dimensions—fosters a reframing and broadening of the climate change problem. © 2018 Current History. All rights reserved. 2018 The Regents...
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Current History (2018) 117 (795): 16–21.
Published: 01 January 2018
.... The Right Way to Build Resilience to Climate Change DANIEL P. ALDRICH For 400 years, residents in the Inupiaq Eski-mo town of Shishmaref, Alaska popula-tion around 600 built and lived in homes on a narrow island of sand just three miles long, protected from the frigid waters of the Chukchi Sea by layers...
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Current History (2018) 117 (795): 3–9.
Published: 01 January 2018
... of the issue waxes and wanes in the course of broader political and economic developments. The mas- sive famine in China under Chairman Mao s 1958 62 Great Leap Forward, a succession of se- vere droughts and associated famines in India in 1965 66, and the political violence that accompa- nied regime change...
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Current History (2017) 116 (794): 348–354.
Published: 01 December 2017
... Africa climate change adaptation renewable energy drought water resources floods agriculture population growth migration Paris Agreement Morocco Egypt Israel 348 The degree to which states are tolerant of local-level initiatives and mobilization will become only more important...
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Current History (2017) 116 (792): 277–281.
Published: 01 October 2017
...Susan Crate Northern Russia's physical vulnerability to climate change is at best severe, considering the underlying permafrost and the threat that warming presents to that foundation. 277 Northern Russia s physical vulnerability to climate change is at best severe, con- sidering the underlying...
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Current History (2017) 116 (791): 223–229.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Pamela McElwee [O]ne-size-fits-all adaptation will not work, given the wide variety of regional impacts in Vietnam. © 2017 Current History. All rights reserved. 2017 The Regents of the University of California Pamela McElwee Vietnam climate change adaptation global warming sea...
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Current History (2017) 116 (789): 148–153.
Published: 01 April 2017
... India Pakistan Bangladesh Nepal Ganges River Indus River Brahmaputra River Indus Water Treaty Ganges Waters Treaty climate change environment rivers South Asia 148 [D]isputes have deepened to the extent that water is seen as inherently a source of conflict rather than...
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Current History (2017) 116 (787): 55–60.
Published: 01 February 2017
... Crabtree Bolivia Evo Morales indigenous rights national development land reform Ecuador Hugo Chávez climate change cocaine 55 The Morales administration sought to give indigenous peoples more rights and greater influence in government, effectively breaking down traditional patterns...
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Current History (2016) 115 (780): 157–159.
Published: 01 April 2016
... Revolution climate change A lion, its body ornately patterned, strides across a striped field of saffron, white, and green the colors of the Indian flag. A closer look at the illustration shows the design in the lion s mechanical frame, intricate as henna paintings on the hands of an Indian bride...