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By Hans Günter Brauch, Úrsula Oswald Spring, Juliet Bennett, Serena Eréndira Serrano Oswald

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Addressing international environmental demanding situations from a peace ecology point of view, the current ebook bargains peer-reviewed texts that construct at the increasing box of peace ecology and applies this idea to worldwide environmental demanding situations within the Anthropocene. Hans Günter Brauch (Germany) deals a typology of time and turning issues within the twentieth century; Juliet Bennett (Australia) discusses the worldwide ecological drawback because of a “tyranny of small decisions”; Katharina Bitzker (Canada) debates “the emotional dimensions of ecological peacebuilding” via love of nature; Henri Myrttinen (UK) analyses “preliminary findings on gender, peacebuilding and weather switch in Honduras” whereas Úrsula Oswald Spring (Mexíco) deals a severe assessment of the coverage and medical nexus debate on “the water, strength, nutrients and biodiversity nexus”, reflecting on safety in Mexico. In ultimate, Brauch discusses no matter if options of sustainability transition could improve the clients for reaching sustainable peace within the Anthropocene.

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Peace research has thus not become obsolete. 1450–1640), the concept of the ‘long nineteenth century’, was according to Eric Hobsbawm the period between the years 1789 and 1914 that he had analysed in The Age of Revolution: Europe 1789–1848 (1962), The Age of Capital: 1848–1875 (1975), and The Age of Empire: 1875–1914 (1987). In The Age of Extremes: The Short Twentieth Century, 1914–1991 (1994), Hobsbawm discussed the short twentieth century (1914–1991). See for the German historical debate: Bauer (2004), Kocka (102002), Osterhammel (2009).

Org/wiki/Geologic_time_scale, based on these sources: “NASA Scientists React to 400 ppm Carbon Milestone” (15 January 2014). org/wiki/Holocene; Roberts (1998); Mackay et al. (2003). org/wiki/Anthropocene; (Crutzen and Stoermer 2000; Crutzen 2002; Steffen et al. 2011; Zalasiewicz et al. 2008, 2010). org/wiki/Anthropocene; see the Working Group on the ‘Anthropocene’, International Commission on Stratigraphy (ICS); at: http://quaternary. pdf. G. Brauch Crutzen (2011: 3–4), in “The Anthropocene: a geology of mankind”, summarized his observations on the human-induced interventions in and impacts on the earth system: Considering these and many other major and still growing impacts of human activities on earth and atmosphere, and at all scales, it thus is more than appropriate to emphasize the central role of humankind in the environment by using the term ‘Anthropocene’ for the current geological epoch.

NOAA website stated that “before the Industrial Revolution in the 19th century, global average CO2 was about 280 ppm. During the last 800,000 years, CO2 fluctuated between about 180 ppm during ice ages and 280 ppm during interglacial warm periods. ”15 NOAA stated that CO2 is “increasing at an accelerating rate. … because fossil fuels are being burned at an enhanced rate, the ending of the long-term trend of increasing carbon efficiency of economies, and the ocean’s diminishing absorption of CO2” (Canadell et al.

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