Climate Change and Environmental Conservancy

Global land ecosystems are becoming less efficient at absorbing carbon dioxide

Plants play a key role in mitigating climate change. The more carbon dioxide they absorb during photosynthesis, the less carbon dioxide remains…

Is the African continent more vulnerable to climate change than other regions?

Monsoons altering African climate is replete with complexity and marvels. The Sahara is the world's largest desert with the deepest layer of intense…

Climate change is killing coffee production; East African coffee farmers know this too well

Editorial commentary: What is discussed here has particular relevance to East African countries such as Kenya and Ethiopia where coffee production…

Poverty and climate change: Natural disasters, agricultural impacts and health shocks

The international community aims to eradicate extreme poverty and to do so in a sustainable manner. This chapter suggests that climate change poses a…

Academic Papers

To Forgive or Not: A timely question in an age of terror

Simon Wiesenthal’s seminal narrative of his experiences as a Nazi concentration camp inmate is, at…

To what extent does economic dependence inform the anachronistic practice of female genital circumcision in Africa?

Female genital circumcision is a procedure that requires the excision of some tissues that form the…

Why Norway is not panicking about the oil price collapse

Norway’s petroleum sector is its most important industry. The petroleum sector accounts for 21.5%…