Journal article

The dark side of environmental peacebuilding

Tobias Ide

WORLD DEVELOPMENT | PERGAMON-ELSEVIER SCIENCE LTD | Published : 2020

Abstract

Environmental peacebuilding refers to efforts aimed at building more peaceful relations through environmental cooperation, natural resource management, climate change adaptation and disaster risk reduction. It is an emerging research field with the potential to integrate various lines of environmental security research. Environmental peacebuilding practices have also been widely applied by conservation, development and peacebuilding practitioners, including those working at the grass-roots level in local communities. While its positive effects are considerable, environmental peacebuilding can also have adverse effects. This dark side of environmental peacebuilding has received little attenti..

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