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Environmental Change, Adaptation, and Security : NATO Science Partnership Subseries: 2 - Steve Lonergan

Environmental Change, Adaptation, and Security

NATO Science Partnership Subseries: 2

By: Steve Lonergan (Editor)

Hardcover ISBN: 9780792361206
Number Of Pages: 423

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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.

Foreword
Environmental Change, Adaptation, and Human Security: Shaping the Debate
Environmental Security and Competition for the Environmentp. 3
Social Responses to Environmental Changep. 17
Strategies for Enhancing Human Security in the Face of Global Changep. 41
Adapting to Environmental Insecurities: A Conceptual Modelp. 57
Resources and Human Security
Transportation's Oil Dependence and Energy Security in the 21st Centuryp. 77
Food Security Conceptsp. 97
Water Resource Distribution and Security in the Jordan-Israel-Palestinian Peace Processp. 109
Sustainable Development and Environmental Security: A Pragmatic Approach for Hungaryp. 131
Regional Perspectives on Environment and Human Security
Islands in the Midst: Environmental Change, Vulnerability, and Security in the Pacificp. 141
Institutional Adaptation to Global Environmental Change and Human Security in Central and Eastern Europep. 161
Providing Istanbul With Drinking Water: The Politics of Water Security in a Rapidly Growing Metropolisp. 179
Recent Greenhouse Gas Emission and Climatic Trends: A Comparison of Russia with Other Countriesp. 195
Environmental Changes Within Kyrgyzstanp. 201
Sustainable Land Use: Methodology and Applicationp. 205
A New Class of Global Models of Associative Memory Type as a Tool for Considering Global Environmental Changep. 223
Transboundary Issues
Solving Transboundary Air Pollution Conflict: A New Framework for Countries in Transitionp. 231
Social Adaptation in Romania to the Chernobyl Accidentp. 245
"Water Wars" and Water Reality: Conflict and Cooperation Along International Waterwaysp. 251
Institutional Capacity and Adaptation
Strengthening Institutional Capacity for Implementation in Central and Eastern Europep. 269
Radioactive Contamination, Environmental Changes, and Strategies for Adaptationp. 289
Water Alliances in the Euphrates-Tigris Basinp. 301
Environmental Preservation Strategy in the New Romania: Institutional and Behavioural Challengesp. 317
Environmental Change, Social Conflict, and Limits to Adaptation in Developing Countriesp. 335
Environment, Health and Security
Water Pollution and its Influence on Population Healthp. 351
Adapting to Climate Change in Bulgaria: An Economic Approachp. 363
Measuring Environmental Change and Human Security
Environmental Security and Sustainability in Natural Resource Management: A Decision Support Frameworkp. 377
Mapping Human Insecurityp. 397
Indexp. 415
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ISBN: 9780792361206
ISBN-10: 0792361202
Series: NATO Science Partnership Subseries: 2
Audience: General
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 423
Publisher: SPRINGER VERLAG GMBH
Country of Publication: NL
Dimensions (cm): 23.39 x 15.6  x 2.39
Weight (kg): 0.79

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