Water Privatization Trends in the United States: Human Rights, National Security, and Public Stewardship (C.A. Arnold)

Author Craig Anthony Arnold Keywords Water, privatization, property, commodification, watersheds, human rights, national security, public rights, stewardship, fiduciary, public utilities, sustainability, environment, ecology, equity, public trust, state ownership, usufructuary, conservation Abstract This article examines 3 aspects of water privatization in the United States: 1) the privatization of public water services and systems; 2) the dominance […]

Climate change – bad news for environmental security (G. de Ville)

Author Geraud de Ville Keywords Climate change; Conferences; Environmental degradation; International co-operation; International environmental law; National security Abstract Reports on the Institute for Environmental Security conference, From Bali to Poznan: New Issues, New Challenges, held in Brussels on December 18, 2007, exploring how climate change could threaten international environmental security. Considers the suggestion that the […]

Global Environmental Change and Human Security (R.A. Matthew, et al)

Editors(s) Richard A. Matthew, Jon Barnett, Bryan McDonald, Karen L. O’Brien Keywords National security, human security, environmental change Abstract In recent years, scholars in international relations and other fields have begun to conceive of security more broadly, moving away from a state-centered concept of national security toward the idea of human security, which emphasises individual […]