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Current History (2021) 120 (830): 339–345.
Published: 01 December 2021
...Jeannie Sowers; Erika Weinthal The effects of conflict on public health and ecosystem well-being are understudied and rarely figure in public debates about war-making. Protracted conflicts are particularly damaging to people and environments in ways that are inadequately documented. In recent wars...
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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 (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 (813): 29–33.
Published: 01 January 2020
... trade developing nations development culture environment 29 Rather than assuming that host communities must serve the industry, expecta- tions should be adjusted so that tourism genuinely aligns with those communi- ties own priorities. Tourism and Its Discontents in the Global South JOSEPH...
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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 (2017) 116 (792): 277–281.
Published: 01 October 2017
... Crate Russia Siberia climate change adaptation global warming permafrost ecology environment culture indigenous people arctic 277 Northern Russia s physical vulnerability to climate change is at best severe, con- sidering the underlying permafrost and the threat that warming presents...
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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 (2016) 115 (780): 157–159.
Published: 01 April 2016
... of Karnataka , by Meera Subramanian PublicAffairs , 2015 © 2016 Current History. All rights reserved. 2016 The Regents of the University of California Sheila Jasanoff India environment sustainable development pollution book review Meera Subramanian River Runs Again Green...
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Current History (2015) 114 (775): 311–315.
Published: 01 November 2015
... a global impact, like greenhouse gases. JOYEETA GUPTA is a professor of environment and develop- ment in the global South at the University of Amsterdam. She is also a professor of water and environmental law and policy at the UNESCO-IHE Institute for Water Education, in Delft. 312 CURRENT HISTORY...
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Current History (2015) 114 (768): 34–36.
Published: 01 January 2015
... of the University of California Lorraine Elliott nations successor environment Kyoto protocol 2015 agree heavy burden climate change global warming mitigation fossil fuels carbon footprint output reduction paris treaty china united states secretary ban ki-moon Intergovernmental...
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Current History (2014) 113 (765): 278–283.
Published: 01 October 2014
... nationalism climate change environment Baltic Lithuania Poland bloc power grid Kyoto protocol United Nations Framework Convention UNFCCC CEE WWF Bulgaria Romania Kazakh Kazakhstan exception 278 Achieving relatively easy terms under the Kyoto Protocol did not necessarily inspire post...
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Current History (2014) 113 (759): 12–15.
Published: 01 January 2014
...Sheila Jasanoff Scientific advances offer hope, but governments must cooperate to save the environment. Sheila Jasanoff climate change technology environment cities geoengineering global warming 12 Forward trajectories in science, technology, and local initiative look like causes...
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Current History (2013) 112 (757): 311–316.
Published: 01 November 2013
... within and across nations, as measured by the Gini coefficient, has increased significantly. When it comes to environmental indicators, the trends are on the whole negative, as the UN Sharachchandra lele is a senior fellow at the Ashoka Trust for Research in Ecology and the Environment, in Ban- galore...
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Current History (2013) 112 (755): 224–229.
Published: 01 September 2013
... Shapiro China environment environmental activism environmentalism nongovernmental organizations pollution social media networking supply chain protest 224 The activists strategies . . . reflect both the importance of new social media and the shifting constraints under which civil...
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Current History (2004) 103 (677): 434–437.
Published: 01 December 2004
... . 2004 Current History Paul Ehrlich Julian Simon environment resources AIDS global warming Kyoto Protocol Millennium Goals Ethiopia China Paul Ehrlich held that voracious consumption would leave the West reeling when essential resources ran out. Julian Simon believed that people...
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Current History (2003) 102 (662): 113–118.
Published: 01 March 2003
... concern. © 2003 Current History. All rights reserved. 2003 The Regents of the University of California United States Europe environment global warming emissions greenhouse effect Kyoto Protocol Bill Clinton George Bush energy 113 Although the dispute about climate change...
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Current History (2001) 100 (646): 195–200.
Published: 01 May 2001
..., if they are not to overwhelm the world. © 2001 Current History. All rights reserved. 2001 The Regents of the University of California Africa Clinton debt relief environment family planning foreign policy George Bush HIV/AIDS peacekeeping population The greatest international challenge facing theUnited...
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Current History (2000) 99 (640): 361–366.
Published: 01 November 2000
... environment ethics international relations natural agricultural urban global economic industrialization developed countries 361 Environmental ethics [should] not be seen as an add-on to be approached after the important issues of security and economics have been settled. Instead, we [should...
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Current History (2000) 99 (640): 389–395.
Published: 01 November 2000
.../journals/reprints-permissions . 2000 Current History globalization environment protection conservation economy Asia Asia-Pacific financial crisis deforestation poverty 389 The environmental changes set in motion by the [1997 financial] crisis will continue for the near future. Without...