Background and activities
Halvard Buhaug is Research Professor at the Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO) and Professor of Political Science at NTNU. Research interests include security implications of climate change and related processes linked to loss of food securty, economic shock, forced migration, and natural disasters. See www.hbuhaug.com for details.
Scientific, academic and artistic work
A selection of recent journal publications, artistic productions, books, including book and report excerpts. See all publications in the database
- (2021) A conditional model of local income shock and civil conflict. Journal of Politics. vol. 83 (1).
- (2021) Vicious circles: Violence, vulnerability, and climate change. Annual Review Environment and Resources. vol. 46.
- (2021) Climate mitigation policies and the potential pathways to conflict: Outlining a research agenda. Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Climate Change (WIRESs).
- (2021) Why do some poor countries see armed conflict while others do not? A dual sector approach. World Development. vol. 138.
- (2021) Climatic conditions are weak predictors of asylum migration. Nature Communications. vol. 12 (1).
- (2021) Group organization, elections and urban political mobilization in the developing world. Democratization.
- (2020) Civil war and female empowerment. Journal of Conflict Resolution.
- (2020) Green economy, degradation narratives, and land-use conflicts in Tanzania. World Development. vol. 129.
- (2020) Directions for Research on Climate and Conflict. Earth's Future. vol. 8 (7).
- (2019) On growth projections in the shared socioeconomic pathways. Global Environmental Politics. vol. 19 (4).
- (2019) Climate as a risk factor for armed conflict. Nature. vol. 571.
- (2019) Development Aid, Drought, and Coping Capacity. Journal of Development Studies.
- (2018) Bridging Research and Policy on Climate Change and Conflict. Current Climate Change Reports. vol. 4 (4).
- (2016) Climate Change and Conflict: Taking Stock. Peace Economics, Peace Science and Public Policy. vol. 22 (4).
- (2016) Ulikhet, eksklusjon og borgerkrig. Politica - Tidsskrift for politisk videnskab. vol. 48 (1).
- (2016) Forecasting civil conflict along the shared socioeconomic pathways. Environmental Research Letters. vol. 11 (5).
- (2016) Civil conflict sensitivity to growing-season drought. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. vol. 113 (44).
- (2015) Climate-conflict research: Some reflections on the way forward. Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Climate Change (WIRESs). vol. 6 (3).
- (2015) Climate variability, food production shocks, and violent conflict in Sub-Saharan Africa. Environmental Research Letters. vol. 10:125015 (12).
- (2015) Population attitudes and the spread of political violence in sub-saharan Africa. International Studies Review. vol. 17 (1).