Online Writings

Habib, B. (2023). “Reflecting on a Career Researching Climate Change and Security in North Korea.” E-International Relations. 6 April 2023.

Zirnsak, T. and Habib, B. (2023). “Post-COVID return to uni campuses is burning out Mad and Neurodivergent staff, students.” Croakey Health Media. 23 March 2023.

Habib, B. (2022). “How extreme weather and natural disasters push North Koreans to escape.” NK Pro. 14 December 2022.

Habib, B. (2022). “North Korea’s flurry of missile tests raises alarm – but are we seeing anything new?The Conversation. 7 November 2022.

Habib, B. (2022). “North Korea careens from floods to drought, straining an already fragile system.” NK Pro. 22 June 2022.

Song, J. and Habib, B. (2020). “Typhoons and Human Insecurity in North Korea.” The Diplomat. 21 October 2020.

Habib, B. and Fadaee, S. (2019). “Responding to the biodiversity crisis: Permaculture and sustainability transition.” Discover Society. 07 August 2019.

Habib, B. (2019). “DMZ Theatre: The Latest Act in Korea’s Season of Summits.” The Globe Post. 06 July 2019.

Habib, B. (2019). “Trump and Kim are talking (again). But the leaders have yet to find real common ground.” The Conversation. 03 July 2019.

Habib, B. (2019). “North Korea is firing missiles again. Does diplomacy still have a chance?The Conversation. 14 May 2019.

Habib, B. (2019). “The Putin-Kim Summit: Nuclear Politics, Sanctions and the Infrastructure Prize.” Australian Outlook. 3 May 2019.

Habib, B. (2019). “Chasing the denuclearisation fantasy: The US-North Korea summit ends abruptly in Hanoi.” The Conversation. 28 February 2019.

Habib, B. (2018). “US-North Korea summit agreement is most revealing for what it leaves out.” The Conversation. 12 June 2018.

Habib, B. (2018). “As the shaky US-North Korea summit is set to begin, the parties must search for common interest.” The Conversation. 11 June 2018.

Habib, B. (2018). “Korea’s ‘season of summits’.” Australian Outlook. 29 May 2018.

Habib, B. (2018). “If a US-North Korea summit does happen, we’ll have Moon Jae-in to thank for it.” The Conversation. 24 May 2018.

Habib, B. (2018). “North and South Korea met – but what does it really mean?The Conversation. 29 April 2018.

Habib, B. (2018). “As North Korea builds a season of summits, the stakes on denuclearisation remain high.” The Conversation. 24 April 2018.

Habib, B. (2017). “Five assumptions we make about North Korea – and why they’re wrong.” The Conversation. 28 September 2017.

Habib, B. (2017). “Trump can’t win: the North Korea crisis is a lose-lose proposition for the US.” The Conversation. 4 September 2017.  Republished in French: (Trump et la Corée du Nord : les États-Unis perdants à tous les coups) and Japanese (北朝鮮問題、アメリカに勝ち目はない).

Habib, B. and Faulknor, V. (2017). “The Belt and Road Initiative: China’s Vision for Globalisation, Beijing Style.” The Conversation. 17 May 2017.

Habib, B. (2017). “Trump and North Korea: Military action will be a disaster, so a more patient, thoughtful solution is required.” The Conversation. 21 April 2017.

Habib, B. (2017). “Attacking North Korea: Surely Donald Trump couldn’t be that foolish.” The Conversation. 12 April 2017.

Procter, N. and Habib, B. (2017). “China set to lead on global climate politics.” Asian Currents. 05 February 2017.

Habib, B. (2016). “North Korea and the Global Fight Against Climate Change.” The Diplomat. 28 October 2016.

Habib, B. (2016). “I Put on My Social Armour to Cope With My Anxiety.” Introvert Dear. 01 September 2016.

Habib, B. (2016). ‘What It Feels Like for an Anxious Introvert to Freeze on National Television.’ Introvert, Dear. 18 August 2016.

Habib, B. (2016). ‘Sustainability is Not Enough: A Call for Regeneration‘. MUNPlanet. 10 June 2016.

Habib, B. (2016). ‘Sanctioning North Korea.’ Australian Outlook. Australian Institute of International Affairs. 18 February 2016.

Habib, B. (2016). ‘What if Feels Like to Freeze on National Television‘. Republished by The Drum, Mamamia, Huffington Post, 11 February 2016.

Habib, B. (2016). ‘Socio-Economic Transformation: The Big Security Story from North Korea in 2015‘. MUNPlanet. 22 January 2016.

Habib, B. (2016). ‘North Korea tests again: the ritual of Korean Peninsula nuclear politics‘. The Conversation. 7 January 2016.

Habib, B. (2015). ‘Environment and Sustainability in China Study Tour 2015‘. The Border Mail. 18 November 2015.

Habib, B. (2015).’Climate Change and the Re-imagination of State Sovereignty‘. e-International Relations. 8 November 2015.

Habib, B. (2015). ‘The rise and rise of North Korea’s ‘money masters’The Conversation.  19 October 2015.  Also republished on Yahoo7.

Habib, B. (2015). ‘Decoding the Landscape: Finding Meaning in Northeast Asia’s Green Spaces.’ Asian Currents. 9 September 2015.

Habib, B. (2015). ‘Permaculture’s Next Big Step’Pip Magazine. Issue 4, September 2015, p. 11.

Habib, B. (2015). ‘North Korea’s changing climate of environmental cooperation‘. East Asia Forum. 26 June 2015.

Habib, B. (2015). ‘Sustainability is Not Enough: A Call for Regeneration‘. Ethos. 23(2). pp. 7-10.

Habib, B. (2014). ‘South Korea and Brazil: intangible legacies of hosting the World Cup’. The Conversation. 9 June 2014.

Habib, B. (2014). ‘North Korea: an unlikely champion in the fight against climate change‘. The Guardian. 20 May 2014.

Habib, B. (2014). ‘Behind North Korea’s surprising compliance on climate change‘. The Conversation UK. 16 May 2014.

Habib, B. (2014). ‘Human rights in North Korea: the implications of the Kirby report’. The Conversation. 19 February 2014.

Habib, B. (2013). “Game of Thrones in Pyongyang: the execution of Jang Song Taek.” The Conversation. 13 December 2013.

Habib, B. (2013). “North Korea’s surprising status in the international climate change regime.” East Asia Forum. 9 November 2013.

Habib, B. (2013). “North Korea’s ‘rational’ belligerence.” Asian Currents. June 2013 (90). pp. 18-21.

Habib, B. (2013). “Escalation Gambit: North Korea’s Perilous Play for Security and Prosperity.” e-International Relations. 10 April 2013.

Habib, B. (2013). “Rhetorical storm: North Korean threats turn up the heat.” The Conversation. 27 March 2013.

Habib, B. (2013). “Upping the ante: North Korea’s third nuclear test.” The Conversation. 13 February 2013.

Habib, B. (2013). “A North Korean tale: Google, God and the Governor.” The Conversation. 10 January 2013.

Habib, B. (2012). “N. Korea shouts ‘look at me’ with rocket.” 12 December 2012.

Habib, B. (2012). “Pay attention to me! The politics of North Korea’s next rocket launch.” The Conversation. 8 December 2012.

Habib, B. (2012). “North Korea, Climate Change and the Global Atmospheric Commons.” Sino:NK. 8 September 2012.

Habib, B. (2012). “Living Lightly: Watch for Windows of Opportunity.” Border Mail, 30 June 2012, p. 43.

Habib, B. (2012). “North Korea’s missile test a failure, but rogue state has nothing to fear.” The Conversation. 19 April 2012.

Habib, B. (2012). “Learning from North Korea’s missile tests: deterrence, legitimacy and survival.” The Conversation. 12 April 2012.

Habib, B. (2012). “Living Lightly: It’s all about taking sensible approach.” Border Mail. 7 April 2012, p. 66.

Habib, B. (2012). “Regional Responses to the DRPK’s Satellite Launch.” e-International Relations, 7 April 2012.

Habib, B. (2012). “Keeping wolves away.” Border Mail, 3 March 2012, p. 2.

Habib, B. (2011). “The North Korea Story: Confucius, Communism and the Bomb.” Teaching History. 45(4). pp. 11-15.

Habib, B. (2012). “Poisoned Chalice of the Big Issues.” Border Mail, 24 February 2012, p. 3.

Habib, B. (2011). North Korea’s basketcase economy is built on drugs, weapons and fakes. The Conversation. 21 December 2011.

Habib, B. (2011). A nation teeters on precipice. The Age. 20 December 2011, p. 11.

Habib, B. (2011). Living Lightly: Unwrap real meaning of the season. Border Mail. 17 December 2011, p. 56.

Habib, B. (2011). Letter to the Editor: Explaining the carbon tax levy. Border Mail. 15 August 2011.

Habib, B. (2011). Letter to the Editor: Small price now or pay big later. Border Mail. 01 August 2011, p. 13.

Habib, B. (2011). Collapse of six-party talks: Northeast Asia’s shaky stand on North Korean nuclear threat. Asian Currents 77(June), pp. 1-3.

Habib, B. (2011). Letter to the Editor: Young crowd set shining example. Border Mail. 4 May 2011, p. 23.

Habib, B. (2011). Living Lightly: Get your teeth into a green menu. Border Mail. 23 April 2011, p.66.

Habib, B. (2011). Letter to the Editor: Climate debate over years ago. Border Mail. 21 April 2011, p. 21.

Habib, B. (2010). Policy Forum 10-058: Climate Change and Regime Longevity in the DPRK. NAPSNet Policy Forum. Nautilus Institute for Security and Sustainability. 07 December 2010.

Habib, B. (2010) Upping the ante: nuclear North Korea’s muscular new stance. On Line Opinion, 30 November 2010.

Habib, B. (2010) Living Lightly: A step forward will reduce footprint. Border Mail, 25 September 2010, p. 70.

Habib, B. (2010) Voluntary vote a big mistake. Border Mail, 27 August 2010, p. 10.

Habib, B. (2009) Letters: Undeniable truths about climate change. The Guardian, 5 December 2009.

Habib, B. (2009) The limits of growth. On Line Opinion, 14 December 2009.

Habib, B. (2009) Opinion: Copenhagen and the Politics of Climate Mitigation. Independent Weekly, 13/11/2009.

Habib, B. (2008) Opinion: Why young people drink to excess. Independent Weekly, 28/03/2008.


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