Volume 35, Number 1, Winter-Spring 2015

Table of Contents

The Era of Man: Environmental Security on a Changing Planet

  Editors’ Note

pp. 1-4


The Anthropocene Present

  Confronting Climate Change and Reframing Security

pp. 5-16

Models of Change

  Demographic Resilience: Linking Population Dynamics, the Environment, and Security

pp. 17-27

  Did We See It Coming?: State Fragility, Climate Vulnerability, and the Uprisings in Syria and Egypt

pp. 29-46

  Analyzing Climate Uncertainty and Risk with an Integrated Assessment Model

pp. 47-59

Energy and Electricity

  Climate Change Blowback: The Threats to Energy Security

pp. 61-72

  Enemy Number One for the Electric Grid: Mother Nature

pp. 73-86

  America’s Forgotten Nuclear Waste Dump in the Pacific

pp. 87-97

Migration and Resettlement

  Climate Change, Migration, and the Demand for Greater Resources: Challenges and Responses

pp. 99-108

  Climate-Induced Resettlement: Environmental Change and the Planned Relocation of Communities

pp. 109-117

Crime and Illegality

  Green Terror: Environmental Crime and Illicit Financing

pp. 119-131

  The Dragon as a Fisherman: China’s Distant Water Fishing Fleet and the Export of Environmental Insecurity

pp. 133-144

Cooperation and Competition

  Conflict Basins: Powderkegs to Peacepipes

pp. 145-157

  International Military Cooperation and Water Security in the Sahel: A New Approach to Old Problems

pp. 159-167

  Signals, Noise, and Swans in Today’s Arctic

pp. 169-181

Long-Form Essay

  Flower of War: An Environmental History of Opium Poppy in Afghanistan

pp. 183-200

Book Reviews

  Here Be Dragons: Robert Kaplan’s The Revenge of Geography

pp. 201-203

  In Search of a Slingshot: Climate Action’s David and the Goliath of Deregulated Capitalism

pp. 205-210