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Current History (2019) 118 (804): 36–38.
Published: 01 January 2019
... change global warming emissions United States Donald Trump China Australia Brazil PERSPECTIVE As the Stakes Rise, Climate Action Loses Momentum JOSHUA BUSBY 36 Three years ago, I wrote an optimistic es-say in these pages on how the 2015 Paris Agreement broke new ground and paved the way for...
Current History (2018) 117 (797): 108–113.
Published: 01 March 2018
... Patt climate change adaptation global warming floods European Union European Commission Alps Rhine River transnational policy 108 Europeans are taking the risks presented by climate change seriously, and responding. The Push for Proactive Climate Adaptation in Europe LAURA BOOTH AND...
Current History (2018) 117 (796): 62–68.
Published: 01 February 2018
... University of California Mark Carey Holly Moulton Peru Andes climate change global warming glaciers floods climate adaptation climate justice 62 A focus on the various factors shaping climate adaptation over time partic- ularly the social, economic, and political dimensions fosters a...
Current History (2018) 117 (795): 16–21.
Published: 01 January 2018
... warming sea level rise hurricanes storms climate adaptation storms flooding social infrastructure resilience Netherlands Rotterdam Houston 16 Focusing solely on physical infrastructure runs the risk of overlooking another critical component of resilience: social infrastructure. The...
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. © 2017 Current History. All rights reserved. 2017 The Regents of the University of California Susan...
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...
Current History (2015) 114 (771): 144–148.
Published: 01 April 2015
... greenhouse gases consequences global warming adaption compensation poverty poor disproportionate burden disaster donors funding COP20 COP19 COP22 Lima Paris Geneva 144 Bangladesh, which is particularly exposed to the consequences of climate change and suffered two devastating cyclones...
Current History (2015) 114 (768): 34–36.
Published: 01 January 2015
... 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...
Current History (2014) 113 (759): 12–15.
Published: 01 January 2014
... warming 12 Forward trajectories in science, technology, and local initiative look like causes for optimism, but they do not necessarily bode well for peace and cooperation in the transition to a more sustainable world. Weathering the Climate Crisis SheilA JASAnoff life in 1914 was by most measures a...
Current History (2004) 103 (677): 434–437.
Published: 01 December 2004
...-permissions . 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...
Current History (2003) 102 (662): 113–118.
Published: 01 March 2003
...Joshua W. Busby Although the dispute about climate change is overshadowed by the strain in European–American relations concerning war with Iraq, it may have been a factor in the growing level of distrust between the United States and Europe. Indeed, the dispute over global warming may mask a larger...