Localizing climate security risk assessments offer a pathway to address climate-related security risks and potentially prevent those risks from emerging or escalating. This new practical Step-by-Step Guide, produced by GPPAC, is a resource on how to document, assess, and address climate security challenges at the local level.
Ray Acheson argues that to confront the compounding crises in Ukraine, war and war profiteering must end, nuclear weapons must be abolished, and we must confront the world of war that has been deliberately constructed at the expense of peace, justice, and survival.
UN Secretary-General António Guterre, among other leaders, advocates for proactive environmental justice in the face of climate change.
The distinctions and similarities between the problematics of COVID-19 and climate change illuminated in this article by Úrsula Oswald Spring intimates a holistic, planetary and ecological worldview that might serve as the basis for learning for a renewed world rooted in human dignity and realized through social and environmental justice.
Today’s UK school system prepares pupils for a future that simply does not exist. This extraordinary failing has led young people to self-organise and demand school-based education that acknowledges and responds to the defining challenge of their lives: the climate crisis.
Commenting on her 1975 publication, “A Social Education for Human Survival: A Synthesis of Practices in International Education and Peace Studies,” Betty Reardon asserts that teachers should be provided with the rationale that underlies the curricula they are called upon to teach, and urges attention to “the ecological imperative,” the need for peace education to confront human responsibility for the survival of the planet.