Environmental Change, Adaptation, and Security

Environmental Change, Adaptation, and Security


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Environmental Change, Adaptation, and Security by S. Lonergan

The papers collected here range from descriptions of environmental and health issues in Russia and Eastern Europe to models of sustainable l and use. This diversity of perspectives on the environment and securit y is indicative of both the breadth of this new area of research as we ll as of the varied background of the researchers involved. The volume reflects the vitality of the topic.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9789401058322
Publisher: Springer Netherlands
Publication date: 10/14/2012
Series: Nato Science Partnership Subseries: 2 , #65
Edition description: 1999
Pages: 423
Product dimensions: 6.30(w) x 9.45(h) x 0.04(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword. Section I: Environmental Change, Adaptation, and Human Security: Shaping the Debate. 1. Environmental Security and Competition for the Environment; M. Redclift. 2. Social Responses to Environmental Change; R.A. Matthew. 3. Strategies for Enhancing Human Security in the Face of Global Change; M.S. Soroos. 4. Adapting to Environmental Insecurities: A Conceptual Model; P. Le Prestre. Section II: Resources and Human Security. 5. Transportation's Oil Dependence and Energy Security in the 21st Century; D.L. Greene. 6. Food Security Concepts; M. Brklacich, S. Leybourne. 7. Water Resource Distribution and Security in the Jordan-Israel-Palestinian Peace Process; S. Allal, M. O'Connor. 8. Sustainable Development and Environmental Security: A Pragmatic Approach for Hungary; S. Kerekes. Section III: Regional Perspectives on Environment and Human Security. 9. Islands in the Midst: Environmental Change, Vulnerability, and Security in the Pacific; C. Cocklin. 10. Institutional Adaptation to Global Environmental Change and Human Security in Central and Eastern Europe; B. Jancar-Webster. 11. Providing Istanbul With Drinking Water: The Politics of Water Security in a Rapidly Growing Metropolis; I. Turan, G.G. Turan. 12. Recent Greenhouse Gas Emission and Climatic Trends: A Comparison of Russia with Other Countries; K.S. Losev, M.D. Ananicheva. 13. Environmental Changes Within Kyrgyzstan; K.A. Karimov, R.D. Gainutdinova. 14. Sustainable Land Use: Methodology and Application; A. Finco, P. Nijkamp. 15. A New Class of Global Models of Associative Memory Type as a Tool for Considering Global Environmental Change; A. Makarenko, Z. Klestova. Section IV: Transboundary Issues. 16. Solving Transboundary Air Pollution Conflict: A New Framework for Countries in Transition; E. Nikitina, V. Kotov. 17. Social Adaptation in Romania to the Chernobyl Accident; B. Constantinescu, R. Bugoi. 18. 'Water Wars' and Water Reality: Conflict and Cooperation Along International Waterways; A.T. Wolf. Section V: Institutional Capacity and Adaptation. 19. Strengthening Institutional Capacity for Implementation in Central and Eastern Europe; J. Caddy. 20. Radioactive Contamination, Environmental Changes, and Strategies for Adaptation; L. Uspenskaya. 21. Water Alliances in the Euphrates-Tigris Basin; S.S. Güner. 22. Environmental Preservation Strategy in the New Romania: Institutional and Behavioural Challenges; D.L. Constantin. 23. Environmental Change, Social Conflict, and Limits to Adaptation in Developing Countries; E.B. Barbier, T. Homer-Dixon. Section VI: Environment, Health and Security. 24. Water Pollution and its Influence on Population Health; D. Fayzieva. 25. Adapting to Climate Change in Bulgaria: An Economic Approach; A. Danchev. Section VII: Measuring Environmental Change and Human Security. 26. Environmental Security and Sustainability in Natural Resource Management: A Decision Support Framework; P. Nijkamp. 27. Mapping Human Insecurity; S. Lonergan, et al. Index.

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