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Positive Feedbacks and Negative Externalities

When one considers environmental security, one does not tend to include population, at least in the beginning. Sadly, the affect of population and its growth is not often what first comes to mind. However, the more I think about Sciubba, … Continue reading

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The Future of Resource Conflict

While Parenti, for this week’s readings, predominately discussed the history of East African and Asian conflict in the shadow of climate change, all I could think of was the future of environmental security. For years, people–politicians and general public alike–have … Continue reading

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Thinkpiece 1

While reading this week’s reading assignments, I began to truly understand what we spoke about on the first day: that no one considers environmental security the same way. Once I understood this aspect, I then asked myself: if no one … Continue reading

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