A Climate for Change in the UN Security Council?
New Research Report by Judith Hardt and Alina Viehoff, supported by the German Federal Foreign Office, in cooperation between IFSH and CLISEC at Universität Hamburg.
For more info, see:
Scenarios and the Politics of the Future at the Climate-Security Nexus
International Workshop at the University of Hamburg (14-15 November 2019)
For more info, see: https://www.cliccs.uni-hamburg.de/research/theme-b/b3/documents/workshop-program.pdf
Jürgen Scheffran participates in German government committee
Jürgen Scheffran participates in German government committee on the drivers of refugee movements (Fachkommission Fluchtursachen).
For more info, see: https://www.uni-hamburg.de/newsroom/presse/2019/pm49.html
Jürgen Scheffran co-authors Nature article on climate and conflict
CLISEC Chair Jürgen Scheffran is co-author of an article in Nature on "Climate as a risk factor for armed conflict". It is based on an extensive expert elicitation organized by the Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment to explore differences and common ground in the climate-conflict controversy, using quantitative and qualitative approaches.
Mach KJ, Kraan CM, Adger WN, Buhaug H, Burke M, Fearon JD, Field CB, Hendrix CS, Maystadt JF, O’Loughlin J, Roessler P, Scheffran J, Schultz KA, von Uexkull N (2019): Climate as a risk factor for armed conflict; Nature, Advance Online Publication (June 12, 2019). SharedIt: https://rdcu.be/bGuAV
http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41586-019-1300-6 ; https://www.nature.com/articles/s41586-019-1300-6 ;
Supplementary information at: https://static-content.springer.com/esm/art%3A10.1038%2Fs41586-019-1300-6/MediaObjects/41586_2019_1300_MOESM1_ESM.pdf
Additional comprehensive documents of expert elicitation at Stanford Digital Repository: https://purl.stanford.edu/sy632nx6578
Nature Editorial: Finding Consensus
Jürgen Scheffran speaking in German Parliament
Jürgen Scheffran was invited to speak on „Klimawandel und gesellschaftliche Instabilität“ at Zukunftsforum Öffentliche Sicherheit “Krisenverstärker Klimawandel: Wechselwirkungen zwischen Sicherheit und Solidarität“, in Deutscher Bundestag, Berlin. More information here.
2nd CLISEC-PIK workshop 2018
2nd CLISEC-PIK workshop focussing on "Qualitative and Quantitative Methods for Advancing Research on the Climate-Migration-Conflict Nexus" was conducted in Potsdam on 23 May 2018 from 11 am - 5 pm.
Hossein Azadi was invited to ELSEDIMA 2018 as a keynote speaker
Hossein Azadi was invited to the 12th International Conference on Environmental Legislation, Safety Engineering and Disaster Management (ELSEDIMA 2018) on 17-19 May 2018 in Cluj-Napoca, Romania as a keynote speaker. He gave a talk on "Agricultural Land Conversion: Reviewing Drought Impacts and Coping Strategies".
Jürgen Scheffran presented a paper in San Francisco
Jürgen Scheffran presented a paper titled "Beyond Richardson: Modeling conflict in a world of complexity and climate change" at the panel on Lewis F Richardson, International Studies Association (ISA) Annual Convention, April 4-7, 2018, San Francisco.
Christiane Fröhlich receives Postdoc at GIGA
Christiane Fröhlich is starting a new position at GIGA German Institute of Global and Area Studies in January 2018. Her research will continue to focus on human mobility, particularly on forced migration, with a regional focus on the Southern Mediterranean, esp. Syria, Turkey and Israel/Palestine. More information is available here.
Workshop Climate Change, Decarbonization and the Urban Energy Transition
Workshop "Climate Change, Decarbonization and the Urban Energy Transition"
Universität Hamburg, Germany, October 12-13, 2017
Jürgen Scheffran (CLISEC) and Jürgen Oßenbrügge (both CliSAP and Institute of Geography) are co-organizers of this event which is supported by the CliSAP Cluster of Excellence. The program of the workshop is available here; further details can be found here.