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Climate Diplomacy Podcast
Climate Diplomacy Podcast
Climate Diplomacy

The Climate Diplomacy Podcast gives insights into the latest developments in international climate diplomacy and security. Our hosts Raquel Munayer and Alexandra... more

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Climate, peace and security in Yemen: How deteriorating rights of women and minorities affect the whole of society

Since 2014, Yemen has been ravaged by civil war. Our guest today - Yemeni journalist, writer and activist Hind Al-Eryani... more

12 Dec 2023 · 25 minutes
Damage control: Unpacking rules and recommendations to protect the environment during armed conflict

So much can be said about how war and conflict disrupt the environment. The effects on human lives are excruciating... more

06 Nov 2023 · 39 minutes
SPECIAL EDITION: Displacement, migration and how funding can reach those who need it

COP28 is around the corner, and everyone wants to know: how will the conversations around finance for climate-affected states, which... more

13 Oct 2023 · 1 hour, 3 minutes
Integrating climate security in peacebuilding: Meet the Weathering Risk Peace Pillar

The Peace Pillar initiative, launched in 2022, is sharing and elevating evidence-based recommendations in mainstreaming climate-security to support sustainable peace... more

02 Aug 2023 · 33 minutes
Farmer-herder conflicts: Climate change is the straw that broke the camel’s back

If you work with climate, environment, development, humanitarian assistance or adjacent areas, you have certainly come across this particular type... more

20 Jun 2023 · 25 minutes
From advocates to experts: Youth leadership on peace, gender and migration

In this episode, we are joined by Khouloud Ben Mansour, African Youth Ambassador for Peace with the African Union for... more

25 May 2023 · 38 minutes
A sea of opportunity: Climate justice, grassroots movements and interregional cooperation in the Caribbean

In this episode, Christianne Zakour, Advocate for Environmental Governance and Climate Justice, joins us to discuss shared challenges amongst Small... more

18 Apr 2023 · 28 minutes
Resilience gone wrong: Maladaptation as a side-effect of neglecting climate vulnerability

Join our hosts, Raquel Munayer and Alexandra Steinkraus, for a conversation on how maladaptation makes communities even more vulnerable, rather... more

23 Mar 2023 · 32 minutes
News from the frontline: Why narrative matters when reporting on the climate-conflict nexus

Reporting on the climate and environmental crises is increasingly a risky endeavour – even more so where insecurity and conflict... more

14 Feb 2023 · 30 minutes
HoP(ping) into the new year: A 2023 outlook on climate, peace and security

Join us for a conversation with our Heads of Programme (HoPs) for Climate Diplomacy and Security, Janani Vivekananda and Benjamin... more

24 Jan 2023 · 30 minutes
Revisiting roles: The evolution of climate, peace and security in the UNSC and beyond

In this episode, we speak with Hafsa Maalim, one of the panel discussants at the 29 November UNSC meeting on... more

16 Dec 2022 · 24 minutes
BCSC and beyond: Looking back at the Berlin Climate and Security Conference 2022

In this episode, Alina Viehoff joins one of our hosts, Alexandra Steinkraus, to discuss all things BCSC. As members of... more

18 Nov 2022 · 31 minutes
Eco wars & wasted havens: can international environmental law curb the impacts of conflicts on nature?

In this episode, we are joined by Philippa Nuttall for a conversation on the impacts of war and conflict on... more

14 Oct 2022 · 22 minutes
Anticipating risk: applying foresight to tackle disaster-induced food insecurity

Beyond its reactive role as a humanitarian agency, the World Food Programme (WFP) looks increasingly to preventative and anticipatory measures... more

06 Sep 2022 · 33 minutes
Syria's poisoned earth: how war impacts the environment and the lives that depend on it

It seems counter-intuitive to talk about environmental issues in Syria, in the face of overwhelming human suffering. Yet, human life... more

26 Jul 2022 · 22 minutes
Who's not at the table? Intersectional environmentalism, climate justice and why it's worth fighting for Utopia

In this episode, we discuss feminist foreign policy, intersectional environmentalism, climate justice and how they are all interrelated. We offer... more

16 Jun 2022 · 23 minutes
When a country mandate includes climate language: lessons from UNSOM

In this episode, we discover what happens when the UN includes climate and environmental risks into a country mandate. Somalia... more

23 May 2022 · 42 minutes
Regional cooperation for climate security: a look into the Horn of Africa

In this episode, we speak with Ayan Mahamoud, Senior Coordinator of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), a regional economic... more

21 Apr 2022 · 29 minutes
Climate Security and the Tyranny of the Immediate in Libya

In this episode, recorded just after the startling assassination attempt of the Libyan prime minister, we discuss climate security risks... more

01 Mar 2022 · 43 minutes
What a Year! Looking Back at Climate Diplomacy and Climate Security in 2021

This podcast episode looks back at progress, achievements and developments regarding climate diplomacy and security throughout the year 2021. It... more

20 Dec 2021 · 29 minutes
Climate-related security risks as an opportunity for mediation?

This special podcast episode, recorded live at the 2021 Berlin Climate Security Conference, explores how to integrate climate security into... more

29 Nov 2021 · 38 minutes
Climate Security around the world: examples of locally informed solutions - live from #BCSC 2021

In this special episode, recorded live at the Berlin Climate and Security Conference 2021, we explore climate-related security risks and... more

09 Nov 2021 · 44 minutes
Setting the scene: EU climate diplomacy in a post-Covid-19 world

The European Parliament issued a resolution on climate diplomacy in 2018. Since then, the policy landscape has evolved rapidly with... more

19 Oct 2021 · 35 minutes
What happens in the Arctic doesn’t stay in the Arctic

The Arctic is experiencing anthropogenic climate change at three times the global rate of change. Its sea ice minimum reached... more

01 Sep 2021 · 29 minutes
Old narratives die hard: Rethinking climate-induced human mobility

Climate-induced mobility is more than sudden displacement. It is also a consequence of slow-onset changes, structural shortcomings and governance failures.... more

12 Aug 2021 · 30 minutes
South Asia on the brink: A look at climate change to help address the region's compound fragilities

South Asia is one of the most climate-vulnerable regions in the world. Parts of the region are characterised by a... more

20 Jul 2021 · 36 minutes
Digging into food insecurity and climate change - Root causes and how (not) to solve it

This episode digs into the food insecurity-climate change nexus. It looks at how vulnerable agriculture is to a rapidly and... more

28 Jun 2021 · 20 minutes
Episode 9: Let´s talk about Mali: The impacts of climate change on insecurity and gender inequality

In this episode we speak about climate fragility risks in Mali together with Chitra Nagarajan, author of the climate fragility... more

27 May 2021 · 36 minutes
Hot days ahead: How climate impacts are pushing Afghanistan’s multiple burdens to the brink

For over 42 years, Afghanistan has endured nearly constant armed conflict, whether in the form of revolution, occupation, extremism or... more

04 May 2021 · 35 minutes
Does China's Belt and Road initiative put the brakes on decarbonisation? The case of Kazakhstan

The Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) is a prime example of how decarbonisation processes interact with geopolitics. China’s support to... more

19 Apr 2021 · 19 minutes
Climate Diplomacy Podcast
Digging into food insecurity and climate change - Root causes and how (not) to solve it
Climate Diplomacy Podcast

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This episode digs into the food insecurity-climate change nexus. It looks at how vulnerable agriculture is to a rapidly and erratically changing... more