By Hans Günter Brauch, Úrsula Oswald Spring, Juliet Bennett, Serena Eréndira Serrano Oswald
Addressing international environmental demanding situations from a peace ecology standpoint, the current booklet deals peer-reviewed texts that construct at the increasing box of peace ecology and applies this idea to worldwide environmental demanding situations within the Anthropocene. Hans Günter Brauch (Germany) bargains a typology of time and turning issues within the twentieth century; Juliet Bennett (Australia) discusses the worldwide ecological problem due to a “tyranny of small decisions”; Katharina Bitzker (Canada) debates “the emotional dimensions of ecological peacebuilding” via love of nature; Henri Myrttinen (UK) analyses “preliminary findings on gender, peacebuilding and weather swap in Honduras” whereas Úrsula Oswald Spring (Mexíco) bargains a severe evaluation of the coverage and clinical nexus debate on “the water, strength, nutrition and biodiversity nexus”, reflecting on protection in Mexico. In last, Brauch discusses no matter if concepts of sustainability transition might improve the clients for reaching sustainable peace within the Anthropocene.
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Gov/gmd/ccgg/trends/ (13 August 2015). Seasonal fluctuation in atmospheric carbon dioxide (CO2) at the Mauna Loa Observatory. Monthly data for the Atmospheric CO2 Since 1958. org/Current-CO2/CO2-Trend/ (21 January 2015). html. G. Brauch Fig. 8 Globally averaged combined land and ocean surface temperature anomaly (1870–2012). t=Assessment% 20Reports&r=AR5%20-%20Synthesis%20Report&f=SPM. 2 Fifth Assessment Report of the IPCC (2013/2014) In its Fifth Assessment Report, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC 2014a) summarized the observed global changes in combined land and ocean surface temperatures (1850–2012), noting that between 1900 and 2010 the global average temperature increased by about 1 °C (Fig.
2 Recently physical cosmology has been described as: the study of the largest-scale structures and dynamics of the Universe and [is] concerned with fundamental questions about its origin, structure, evolution, and ultimate fate. … Physical cosmology, as it is now understood, began with … Albert Einstein’s general theory of relativity, followed by major observational discoveries in the 1920s: [by] Edwin Hubble … work by Vesto Slipher and others showed that the universe is expanding. These advances … allowed the establishment of the Big Bang Theory, by Georges Lemaitre, as the leading cosmological model.
2003). org/wiki/Anthropocene; (Crutzen and Stoermer 2000; Crutzen 2002; Steffen et al. 2011; Zalasiewicz et al. 2008, 2010). org/wiki/Anthropocene; see the Working Group on the ‘Anthropocene’, International Commission on Stratigraphy (ICS); at: http://quaternary. pdf. G. Brauch Crutzen (2011: 3–4), in “The Anthropocene: a geology of mankind”, summarized his observations on the human-induced interventions in and impacts on the earth system: Considering these and many other major and still growing impacts of human activities on earth and atmosphere, and at all scales, it thus is more than appropriate to emphasize the central role of humankind in the environment by using the term ‘Anthropocene’ for the current geological epoch.
Addressing Global Environmental Challenges from a Peace Ecology Perspective by Hans Günter Brauch, Úrsula Oswald Spring, Juliet Bennett, Serena Eréndira Serrano Oswald