Climate Change, Peacekeeping, and Perspectives for UN Reform [chapter]

Bo Kjellén, Peter Wallensteen
2012 Hexagon Series on Human and Environmental Security and Peace  
Over the last twenty years a new kind of global threats has appeared, linked to the human impact on the immensely large natural, life-supporting systems of the planet. These threats cannot be linked to any state or group of states: they are part and parcel of economic development and unsustainable lifestyles. They have given rise to a new kind of diplomacy, with specific characteristics, based on the fact that we cannot negotiate with the threatening forces to make them go away.
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-28626-1_34 fatcat:rvdcbpf7bbdvjbbessna2o3kxq