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Current History (2024) 123 (850): 63–68.
Published: 01 February 2024
... tended to prioritize big science over other knowledge forms, demonstrating that climate adaptation materializes around three major concerns: data, vulnerability, and climate justice. © 2024 by The Regents of the University of California 2024 climate change climate adaptation climate justice...
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Current History (2024) 123 (849): 14–19.
Published: 01 January 2024
... in developing countries. © 2024 by The Regents of the University of California 2024 climate change green industrial policy energy transition China Inflation Reduction Act In 1997, the prospect of expanding the use of wind energy in China seemed to be decades away. The country had a meager 80...
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Current History (2024) 123 (849): 20–26.
Published: 01 January 2024
...Mia M. Bennett The snow-white Arctic is darkening physically and economically. Climate change is turning frozen seas into open water and blackening snow and ice as soot spreads and algae propagates. At the same time, the region’s shadow economy is expanding. Illicit activities like human...
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Current History (2023) 122 (847): 317–320.
Published: 01 November 2023
.... If you happen to stumble on a group of environmentalists in agreement, just say “nuclear power” and watch hands tighten into fists. climate change environmentalism nonhuman nature exploitation emancipation © 2023 by The Regents of the University of California 2023 Eco-Emancipation...
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Current History (2023) 122 (843): 149–154.
Published: 01 April 2023
...Shandana Khan Mohmand; Miguel Loureiro; Lewis Sida The 2022 floods that affected 33 million people in Pakistan resulted from a confluence of factors. The nation is highly vulnerable to climate change, which requires international action. But internal governance reforms are needed to improve...
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Current History (2023) 122 (842): 83–88.
Published: 01 March 2023
...Marco Siddi An energy crisis has unfolded in the European Union since the autumn of 2021. The crisis has worsened due to Russia’s attack on Ukraine and climate change. The EU reacted by launching the REPowerEU agenda, which aims at cutting imports of Russian fossil fuels by diversifying trade...
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Current History (2023) 122 (841): 69–74.
Published: 01 February 2023
... majority in Congress, mounting debt and inflation constrained his ability to deliver. [email protected] © 2023 by The Regents of the University of California 2023 Colombia elections leftism peace climate change Gustavo Petro Álvaro Uribe In June 2022, Gustavo Petro made his...
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Current History (2022) 121 (834): 147–153.
Published: 01 April 2022
... 2022 by The Regents of the University of California 2022 Nepal tourism sustainable development climate change COVID-19 pandemic After staying closed to foreign visitors until 1951, Nepal opened its doors to international tourists following the first successful ascent of Mount Everest...
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Current History (2021) 120 (829): 336.
Published: 01 November 2021
...J. R. McNeill Excerpts from a Current History essay published two decades ago. © 2021 by The Regents of the University of California 2021 environment environmental politics climate change Domestic politics in open societies proved mildly more responsive to environmental problems...
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Current History (2021) 120 (829): 326–331.
Published: 01 November 2021
... Principle,” in order to deliver justice in climate policymaking. © 2021 by The Regents of the University of California 2021 climate change inequality history colonialism accountability climate justice Many people know the insult of being looked at and dismissed—erased on account...
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Current History (2021) 120 (829): 332–335.
Published: 01 November 2021
.... The review considers these arguments in light of previous examples of environmental radicalism. How to Blow Up a Pipeline Andreas Malm Verso, 2021 © 2021 by The Regents of the University of California 2021 books climate change civil disobedience nonviolence environmental activism...
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Current History (2021) 120 (829): 320–325.
Published: 01 November 2021
...Emma Calgaro This essay examines the everyday inequalities, stigmas, and injustices that leave people with disabilities highly vulnerable to escalating climate change risks. It argues that including people with disabilities in disaster risk reduction processes is essential to shaping inclusive...
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Current History (2021) 120 (829): 313–319.
Published: 01 November 2021
...Jessica Fanzo Agriculture systems, which account for a sizable share of global greenhouse gas emissions, are placing a growing burden on the environment while also contributing to increasingly common health problems. Climate change is making the situation worse by reducing agricultural productivity...
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Current History (2021) 120 (829): 295–300.
Published: 01 November 2021
...Pamela McElwee While often treated separately, biodiversity loss and climate change are related and mutually reinforcing problems. Rising temperatures and other climate impacts have seriously altered the composition, function, and structure of many ecosystems and species, some irreversibly...
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Current History (2021) 120 (829): 301–306.
Published: 01 November 2021
... budget, by removing carbon dioxide at the same time as deep decarbonization actions are being implemented and scaled up. Expanding the carbon budget creates more time for other climate change response options to take hold and more breathing room before critical temperature thresholds are crossed...
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Current History (2021) 120 (829): 307–312.
Published: 01 November 2021
... outlets for finance; it is redirecting finance and divesting from the businesses driving us down the destructive pathway we are on. Because of perverse incentives, business as usual continues to be highly profitable. climate change decarbonization divestment politics finance fossil fuels...
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Current History (2021) 120 (825): 146–151.
Published: 01 April 2021
... them. This tradition is not a muddled synthesis of Islam and Hinduism; it is rooted in the history of settlement in the region. © 2021 by The Regents of the University of California 2021 Bangladesh India religion Islam Hinduism environment climate change As Bangladesh took steps...
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Current History (2020) 119 (820): 317–322.
Published: 20 October 2020
... 2020 COVID-19 pandemic energy renewable energy climate change oil Like so many things, the global energy system has been profoundly shaken by the COVID-19 pandemic. In the spring of 2020, with much of the world in lockdown and widespread travel restrictions in place, people stopped...
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Current History (2020) 119 (819): 270–274.
Published: 21 September 2020
... resources. Russia energy renewable energy climate change culture Vladimir Putin’s Russia is deeply dependent on its fossil energy resources. This dependence is more profound than the dysfunctional dynamic that political economists have traditionally believed is the result of the intertwining...