Will Climate Change Lead to more Urban Violence? Urbanization, Urban Environmental Problems, and Social Disorder in Cities

Conference Paper

Buhaug, Halvard; & Henrik Urdal (2009) Will Climate Change Lead to more Urban Violence? Urbanization, Urban Environmental Problems, and Social Disorder in Cities, presented at 50th Annual Convention of the International Studies Association, New York, NY, 15–18 February.

For the first time in history, the majority of the world population now lives in cities. Global urbanization will continue at high speed; the world's urban population is expected to increase by more than 3 billion people between 2007 and 2050...

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Authors

Halvard Buhaug

Halvard Buhaug

Research Professor at PRIO; Professor of Political Science, NTNU

Henrik Urdal

Henrik Urdal

Research Professor; Editor, Journal of Peace Research