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Environmental Change, Adaptation and Security: Proceedings of the NATO Advanced Research Workshop, held in Budapest, Hungary, from October 16- 18, 1997


Series: NATO Security Through Science Series: Sub-Series C: Environmental Security Volume: 65

Edited By: Steven C Lonergan


Hardback | Dec 2000 | #107775 | ISBN: 0792361202
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The papers collected here range from descriptions of environmental and health issues in Russia and Eastern Europe to models of sustainable land use. This diversity of perspectives on the environment and security is indicative of both the breadth of this new area of research as well as of the varied background of the researchers involved. The volume reflects the vitality of the topic.


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.

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