Category: climate change

Should Sinking Islands in the South Pacific Worry Us?

The threat that global warming and rising sea levels poses for Pacific Islands is well-known to those outside the region. A less understood threat is that posed by weak government and environmental regulations in the region. In this article, Sean Jacobs points out saving the Pacific requires more than tackling global emissions and claims that local leaders are using the focus on rising sea levels to abrogate their own environmental responsibilities.

Climate Change – Not A Gender-Neutral Phenomenon

Mumita Tanjeela writes for on the impact of climate change on Bangladeshi women. Mumita states that climate change has been generalised as a gender-neutral phenomenon, however contrary to her most recent field research, Mumita reports that climate change impacts women in Bangladesh differently to the men in society.