Given that the Nobel Committee awarded its 2007 Peace Prize to former U.S. Vice President Al Gore and the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), and that greenhouse gas emissions continue to increase around the globe, practitioners of peace and security will have to familiarize themselves with climatic drivers of conflict. To that end, the journal Political Geography has devoted an entire issue to exploring the links between climate change and violent conflict.
Chalecki, Elizabeth L. 2009. Book review: Political Geography: Special Issue on Climate Change and Conflict. Environmental Change and Security Project Report. Issue 13, Winter 2008-2009.