Section 1 Environmental change, adaptation, and human security - shaping the debate: environmental security and competition for the environment, M. Redclift; social responses to environmental change, R.A. Matthew; strategies for enhancing human security in the face of global change, M.S. Soroos; adapting to environmental insecurities - a conceptual model, P. Le Prestre. Section 2 Resources and human security: transportation's oil dependence and energy security in the 21st century, D.L. Greene; food security concepts, M. Brklacich, S. Leybourne; water resource distribution and security in the Jordan-Israel-Palestinian peace process, S. Allal, M. O'Connor; sustainable development and environmental security - a pragmatic approach for Hungary, S. Kerekes. Section 3 Regional perspectives on environment and human security: islands in the midst - environmental change, vulnerability, and security in the Pacific, C. Cocklin; institutional adaptation to global environmental change and human security in Central and Eastern Europe, B. Jancar-Webster; providing Istanbul with drinking water - the politics of water security in a rapidly growing metropolis, I. Turan, G.G. Turan; recent greenhouse gas emission and climatic trends - a comparison of Russia with other countries. K.S. Losev, M.D. Ananicheva; environmental changes within Kyrgyzstan, K.A. Karimov, R.D. Gainutdinova; sustainable lAnd Use - methodology and application, A. Finco.