Climate Change and Arctic Security Searching for a Paradigm Shift

This book assesses the construction of security in the context of climate change, with a focus on the Arctic region. It examines and discusses changes in the security premises of the Arctic states, from traditional security to environmental and human security. In particular, the book explores how cl...

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Bibliographic Details
Other Authors: Heininen, Lassi (Editor), Exner-Pirot, Heather (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published: Cham Palgrave Pivot 2020, 2020
Edition:1st ed. 2020
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction. “Theorizing and broadening security”; Lassi Heininen, Heather Exner-Pirot
  • Chapter 1. “Age of changes: threat of climate change and its meaning for security”;Salla Kalliojärvi
  • Chapter 2. “China, climate change and international security”; Sanna Kopra
  • Chapter 3. “Climate change ethics in the Arctic”; Teemu Palosaari
  • Chapter 4. “Cities and human security in a warming Arctic”; Willy Greaves
  • Chapter 5. “Between militarization and disarmament: challenges for Arctic security in the 21st century”; Heather Exner-Pirot
  • Chapter 6. “Before climate change ‘nuclear safety’ was there – a retrospective study and lessons-to-learn of changing security premises in the Arctic”; Lassi Heininen
  • Conclusions; Lassi Heininen, Heather Exner-Pirot