Climate Change is Unjust War: Kyle Fruh and Marcus Hedahl


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Most of us probably think of war as violent conflict between countries. There are aggressors and victims, and it’s essentially a battle between groups of people. My guests today, Kyle Fruh and Marcus Hedahl, complicate this notion of war. They argue that many island nations around the world are currently in a war and fighting for their survival. For these places, the enemy isn’t other nation states, it’s climate change.

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Links to people and ideas mentioned in the show

  1. Climate Change is Unjust War” by Kyle Fruh and Marcus Hedahl
  2. Just War Theory
  3. Solar Radiation Management
  4. War in the “William James sense
  5. Environmental Modification Convention


Thanks to Evelyn Brosius for our logo. Music featured in the show:

Golden Grass” by Blue Dot Sessions

Pintle 1 Min” by Blue Dot Sessions

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