Can world politics save planet earth?

Can world politics save planet earth?

In May 2017 I participated in a forum following on from the Planet Politics manifesto hosted on the website of Emeritus Professor Joseph Camilleri. It included contributions from the authors of the manifesto, along with other environmental politics scholars and activists including Cara Daggett, Margi Prideaux, Cameron Harrington and more. You can read all these […]

Uranium

Uranium

  This month my new book, Uranium, was published by Polity Press, Cambridge, in their Series: Resources. Purchase from Polity :: Amazon :: The Book Depository :: Readings ‘A refreshing and highly readable analysis that takes a broad historic look at the discovery and exploitation of uranium and the moral, political and strategic questions to which its […]

Ethical Security Studies

Ethical Security Studies

This book, edited by Jonna Nyman and myself, was published by Routledge in 2016. It is a cutting-edge collection in both Critical Security Studies and International Ethics, and includes a fabulous concluding chapter by Karin Fierke. Purchase from Routledge :: Amazon :: The Book Depository ‘The ethics of security represent one of the crucial issues […]

Nuclear Politics: Beyond Positivism

Nuclear Politics: Beyond Positivism

Critical Studies on Security, Vol. 4 No. 1, 2016 What is it possible to say, or think, about nuclear weapons today? The answer will depend less on what you know than on who you are: on where you are situated, and on what the background rules of memory, discourse and research that shape your community’s […]

Ecological international law

Ecological international law

“Whether we consider wild weather, unprecedented Arctic melting and global temperatures, or the Great Barrier Reef, the global environment is generating alarming news. Predictions of multi-metre sea level rises, the collapse of marine biodiversity and food chains, and global warming far beyond 2℃ are equally concerning. Is our system of global environmental law and governance adequate to this crisis? Our short […]