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  1. Wessen Zukunft ist sicher? Militarisierung im Zeitalter der Klimakrise

    Nick Buxton
    19 August 2016
    Article

    Deshalb ist die Interpretation des Klimawandels in ein Sicherheitsproblem so irritierend. Sie schafft eine doppelt Ungerechtigkeit. Nicht nur leiden diejenigen, die am wenigsten mit der Verursachung des Klimawandels zu tun haben, am meisten von den Folgen des Klimawandels, sondern sie werden nun auch noch angesichts dieser klimatischen Auswirkungen mit Sicherheitreaktionen konfrontiert.

  2. ¿Asegurando el futuro de quién? El militarismo en una época de crisis climática

    Nick Buxton
    19 August 2016
    Article

    Convertir el cambio climático en un problema de seguridad crea una doble injusticia. Quienes menos culpa tienen del cambio climático no solo son los que más sufren sus consecuencias, sino que, además, están siendo puestos en el punto de mira con las respuestas de seguridad a los impactos climáticos mismos.

  3. Disarm! For a climate of peace

    30 September 2016 - Event

    TNI is one of the major partners of the International Peace Bureau Congress on Military and Social Spending that will be held in Berlin. TNI will be organising workshops on the links between militarism and climate change, extractivism, racism and the rise of the homeland security industry.

  4. Securing whose future? Militarism in an age of climate crisis

    Nick Buxton
    11 May 2016
    Article

    How is the US military seeking to address climate change and what are its implications for environmental and social justice?

  5. Carbon offsets: accommodation or resistance?

    Esteve Corbera
    22 April 2016
    Multi-media

    In December 2015, 195 countries gathered in Paris and adopted the first-ever universal, legally binding global climate deal. They expressed their joint willingness to keep the global average temperature below 2 degrees Celsius by the end of this century, but they did not adopt any explicit emission reductions targets against which they could be held accountable for. 

  6. COP21 charades: Spin, lies and real hope in Paris

    Nick Buxton
    19 April 2016
    Article

    The Paris COP21 talks failed to deliver a meaningful result, judged from either a scientific or social justice point-of-view. However it did reveal the presence of an increasingly sophisticated and powerful climate justice movement that heralds the most hope for a just response to the global climate crisis.

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    “Cambiar el corazón y el alma”

    • Herbert Docena
    26 March 2016
    Report

    Los ejecutivos empresariales y los negacionistas que se movilizan en contra de acuerdos internacionales firmes sobre el cambio climático han sido, justamente, el foco de atención de muchas personas preocupadas por la crisis climática. Pero puede que otro grupo de élites —aquellas que sí creen en el cambio climático— haya bloqueado aún más toda solución eficaz a la crisis.

  8. Is there a Global Environmental Justice Movement?

    • Joan Martinez‐Alier, Leah Temper, Daniela Del Bene, Arnim Scheidel
    04 February 2016
    Paper

    Changes in the economy economy in terms of growing flows of energy and materials are leading to the existence of a rural and urban global movement for environmental justice.  And not only complaints, there are also many successful examples of stopping projects and developing alternatives.

  9. Book review: Dispossessed in the Name of ‘Security’

    01 February 2016
    Article

    Book review by Robert J. Burrowes of The Secure and the Dispossesed: How the Military and Corporations are Shaping a Climate-Changed World. The book is edited by Nick Buxton and Ben Hayes, who are both associated with TNI.

  10. The Secure and Dispossessed: security for whom?

    27 January 2016
    Article

    Open Democracy interviewed Ben Hayes and Nick Buxton, who argue that the climate change agendas of governments and corporations have securitised and militarised environmental policies to the world's detriment.

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    To change the heart and soul

    • Herbert Docena
    19 January 2016
    Report

    Corporate executives and climate skeptics that mobilise against strong international climate change agreements have rightly been the focus of attention of many people concerned about the climate crisis. But another group of elites—those who actually believe in climate change —may paradoxically have done more to block effective solutions to the crisis.

  12. Leaders Sidestep Pentagon's Carbon Emissions at COP21

    14 December 2015
    Multi-media

    With some 800 bases around the globe, it is no surprise that the U.S. military is the world's biggest consumer of petroleum. What is perhaps more surprising is that this so-called carbon bootprint has been completely exempted from international climate agreements, including the one currently being finalized at COP21 Paris Climate Change Conference. 

  13. Los acuerdos comerciales de la UE ponen en peligro la transición a las renovables

    Association Internationale de Techniciens, Experts et Chercheurs (AITEC), Corporate Europe Observatory (CEO), PowerShift, Transnational Institute
    08 December 2015
    Press release
  14. Un paraíso para los contaminadores

    07 December 2015
    Report

    Los acuerdos internacionales de inversión representan un obstáculo para la transición energética que exige la lucha contra el cambio climático, ya que limitan la capacidad de los Gobiernos para determinar sus políticas en todos los ámbitos.

  15. Polluters’ Paradise

    07 December 2015
    Report

    Climate change action demands moving to an energy system based on renewables and leaving fossil fuels in the ground. International investment agreements, and particularly ISDS, stand in the way of energy transition. They limit the ability of governments to set the terms of their energy policy, including the support of renewable energy. Investment agreements such as the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) and the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) will further empower corporations to challenge strong government action on climate change

  16. 'Corporate Environmentalism' threatens COP21 Climate Talks

    01 December 2015
    In the media

    teleSUR - In the long lead-up to the United Nations Conference on Climate Change (COP21), most countries did not act in the way that many had wished as they failed to adopt the necessary measures required to effectively mitigate the impact of climate change.

  17. Clima de guerra

    28 November 2015
    In the media

    La Jornada - Las fuerzas armadas son "el elefante blanco" en París: en el texto de negociación de la COP21 nunca se menciona la palabra militar.

  18. “Planeta Lobby París”, la guía de los que intentarán que nada cambie en la COP21

    27 November 2015
    In the media

    EFEverde - Un grupo de ONG europeas ha publicado una guía con el fin de denunciar a los lobbys que, a su juicio, intentarán influir negativamente en la Cumbre del Clima de París (COP21) los días 7 y 8 de diciembre.

  19. Investor-state dispute settlement: special rights for investors, serious threat to our climate

    12 November 2015 - Event

    This public event will highlight the risks that provisions negotiated as part of trade agreements – such as ISDS – can pose for governments’ ability to regulate to protect the environment and act on climate change.

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    Securing the Climate of Capitalism

    Ben Hayes, Nick Buxton
    04 November 2015
    Article

    Ben Hayes and Nick Buxton, editors of the forthcoming book The Secure And The Dispossessed, ask: do we really want the military and corporations to lead on how we deal with the climate crisis?

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