Why peace is important for COP and why COP26 is important for peace

Written by

Florian Krampe

Senior Researcher, SIPRI


In the medium to long-term, the most effective prevention against the worst effects of climate change - including violent conflict over scarce resources - is the reduction of carbon emissions. However, how we go about reducing emissions, and how we choose to adapt and mitigate, can either cause harm, including potentially triggering conflict, or it can contribute to sustaining peace.

  • Published year: 2021
  • Page count: 4
  • Language: English
  • Journal: Global Observatory
  • URL 1: https://theglobalobservatory.org/2021/11/why-peace-should-matter-for-the-cop-and-why-cop26-is-important-for-peace/
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