Humanitarian needs crucial for UN disaster relief after climate disasters

A new study in PNAS finds that aid provided by the United Nations (UN) in the aftermath of climate-related disasters is driven by humanitarian need rather than by strategic donor interests. The results underline the importance of climate-related hazards for understanding aid disbursements.

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Global adaptation governance: Explaining the governance responses of international organizations to new issue linkages

This article develops an innovative theoretical framework to understand the factors that influence the governance responses of international organizations to adaptation challenges in the context of their respective issue areas.

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Emitters in the Spotlight – China, the Big Consumer

Can China actually lead the Green Revolution? And can global emissions ever significantly go down if China does not play its part?

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What role does China play in Climate Change?

Is China trying to reshape the nature of international order through the Belt and Road Initiative?

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Beyond Limits: Making Policy in a Climate Changed World

Rather than promising secure futures, the anthropocene places us at an uncomfortable juncture where irreversible loss and damage has already occurred.

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Launching the Stockholm Geopolitics Scenarios

The scenario set identifies key drivers of change, describes the relationships between them and imagines pathways leading to four different worlds in 2050.

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What happened 3 December 1968?

December 3rd marks the 50-year anniversary of when climate change was first discussed in the United Nations (UN) General Assembly. The Swedish UN Ambassador, Sverker Åström, warned in his speech

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Launch of the Mistra Geopolitics research programme

Mistra Geopolitics was successfully launched in Stockholm on 2 May 2017. The event brought together programme partners, board members, media, stakeholders and others interested in the research programme. The keynote,

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