Commentaries

2018. Environmental Peacebuilding: Opportunities and Synergies of Climate and Environmental Governance in Fragile and Conflict-Affected States. ClimateLinks, USAID.

2017. From Disaster Risk Reduction to Sustainable Peace: Reducing Vulnerability and Preventing Conflict at the Local Level. New Security Beat. Washington DC: Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars (USA). With Roberta Scassa.

Reposts by: Center for Security Studies, ETH Zurich.

  1. Climate change, food security and sustaining peace. Solna: SIPRI.

Reposts by: World Economic Forum (Global), Reliefweb (Global), Modern Diplomacy (Europe).

  1. Expert comment: The unfolding humanitarian crisis around Lake Chad: UN report falls short of naming environmental dimensions. Solna: SIPRI.

Reposts by: New Security Beat (USA), IPS-Inter Press Service (Global), AllAfrica.com (Africa), LATINPRESS.es (Spain, South America).

  1. Why should the UN Security Council deal with climate security risks? Solna: SIPRI. With Amiera Sawas.

2017. Conference Report: 2017 Stockholm Forum on Peace and Development. Solna: SIPRI (with Dr Gary Milante, Kate Sullivan, Dr Marina Caparini, Dr Florian Krampe, Jiayi Zhou, Suyoun Jang, Yeonju Jung, Winnie Leung and Madeleine De Geer).

2017. Climate change risks can be turned into an asset for communities left to cope on their own. The Conversation Africa.

2017. Risk, But Also Opportunity in Climate Fragility and Terror Link. New Security Beat. Washington DC: Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars (USA).

Reposts by: Climate Diplomacy (Germany), Mänsklig Säkerhet (Sweden), The Third Pole (India), Yahoo News India (India), Business Standard (India), IANS Newswire (India), Scroll.in (India), Eco-Business (Asia-Pacific).

2016. Carefully managing water resources to build sustainable peace. Sustainable Security. London: Oxford Research Group.

2016. In Kosovo, Post-War Water Faults Show Challenge of Balancing Political With Technical. New Security Beats. Washington DC: Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars.

2016. Starke Gemeinschaft oder starker Staat? Lehren für die internationale Friedensförderung aus Nepals Kleinwasserkraftwerkprojekten. sicherheitspolitik-blog, Frankfurt: Frankfurt University.

2016. Community Empowerment vs. State Stability? Lessons From Nepal’s Micro-Hydropower Projects. New Security Beats. Washington DC: Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars.

2014. Nepal’s Micro-Hydropower Projects Have Surprising Effect on Peace Process. New Security Beats. Washington DC: Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars. (most read post in May 2014)

2014. Climate Change Mitigation, Peacebuilding, and Resilience. Carnegie Ethics Online New York: Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs.

2012. Zambezi River Basin: A risk zone of climate change and economic vulnerability, New Routes, 17 (3), 2012, p. 17-20. (with A Swain, R Bali Swain, A Themnér)

  1. Transboundary Rivers and Climate Change: African and Asian Rivers. Conflict Trends (2): 16-21. (with A Swain).
  1. Angola and Mozambique – Honeymoon after Civil War?, New Routes, 15 (4): 17-20. (with H Melber)