6 edition of Environmental Change And Security found in the catalog.
Written in English
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Environmental security has taken on new meaning in the twenty-first century as sustainability and natural resource protection have become essential elements of national security and foreign policy. In the early post–Cold War era, the national security community viewed environmental security as related to contamination caused by former Soviet military activities, or as the threats to [ ]. Review of Simon Dalby () "Security and Environmental Change".
For many populations that are already socially marginalized, resource dependent, and with limited capital assets, human security will be progressively undermined by environmental change. A new book, co-edited by Katriona McGlade, Fellow and Coordinator of International Development at Ecologic Institute, examines interactions between. four environmental dimensions of energy security—climate change, air pollution, water availability and quality, and land-use change—and the environmental impact of 13 energy systems on each are discussed in this by: 8.
Environmental Change and Food Security in China. by Jerry McBeath,Jenifer Huang McBeath. Advances in Global Change Research (Book 35) Thanks for Sharing! You submitted the following rating and review. We'll publish them on our site once we've reviewed : Springer Netherlands. To understand global environmental change, it is necessary to focus on the interactions of environmental systems, including the atmosphere, the biosphere, the geosphere, and the hydrosphere, and human systems, including economic, political, cultural, and sociotechnical systems. Human systems and environmental systems meet in two places: where.
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In this book Simon Dalby provides an accessible and engaging account of the challenges we face in responding to security and environmental change. He traces the historical roots of current thinking about security and climate change to show the roots of the contemporary concern and goes on to outline modern thinking about securitization which.
In this book Simon Dalby provides an accessible and engaging account of the challenges we face in responding to security and environmental change. He traces the historical roots of current thinking about security and climate change to show the roots of the contemporary concern and goes on to outline modern thinking about securitization which 5/5(1).
Security and Environmental Change is a seminal contribution to the development of the concept of sustainable security." Paul Rogers, University of Bradford. From the Inside Flap. In the early years of the new millennium, hurricanes lashed the Caribbean and flooded New Orleans as heat waves and floods seemed to alternate in Europe.
Snows were Cited by: Reviews "This is an important volume that provides a comprehensive overview of research on environmental security. Its coverage of the diverse theoretical and empirical approaches to environmental security is unique and very helpful, as is its systematic examination of key issues areas, including climate change, energy, food, gender, population, and water.".
Security and Environmental Change book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. In the early years of the new millennium, hurricanes las /5.
Uncharted Territory is a special series hosted by New Security Beat in celebration of the Environmental Change & Security Program’s 25 th anniversary. In the series, a diverse group of ECSP partners spotlight emerging trends, innovative research, and new insights at.
Environmental Security is an interesting contribution to the ever-expanding debate on the meaning and importance of the environment for contemporary security nmental Security is a serious attempt to grapple with the broader issues that arise from any attempt to understand modern society’s relationship to the environment, and to the threats and insecurities emerging from the.
Does a connection exist between environmental degradation, resource scarcity and violent conflicts. Global environmental changes, such as climate change and sea level rise, shortage of fresh water and rapid soil degradation increasingly highlight the dimensions of.
This volume brings together insights on the interactions between environmental change and human security in the Middle East and Africa. These regions face particular challenges in relation to environmental degradation, the decline of natural resources. Environmental change and security.
Even though environmental degradation and climate change sometimes cause violent conflict within and between countries and other times not, it can weaken the national security of the state in number of profound ways.
Environmental change can undermine the economic prosperity which plays big role in country’s military capacity and material power.
Change, Ecology, and Security -- 1. Environmental Fears: From Thomas Malthus to Ecological \"Collapse\" -- 2. Securing Precisely What. Global, Environmental, and Human Security -- 3. Environmental History: Conquest, Colonization, Famines, and El Nino -- 4.
Global Change and Earth-System Science -- 5. Global environmental change includes multiple complex changes beyond temperature (T) increases. The primary global directional shift is the increasing atmospheric carbon dioxide (CO 2). Through deforestation and fossil fuel burning, humans have dramatically increased transfer of carbon (C) from the lithosphere and biosphere to the atmosphere.
ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: viii, pages: illustrations, maps ; 25 cm. Contents: Foreword. Section I: Environmental Change. Global environmental change (GEC) represents an immediate and unprecedented threat to the food security of hundreds of millions of people, especially those who depend on small-scale agriculture for their livelihoods.
As this book shows, at the same time. A more complete picture of modern national security requires a more complete integration of the question of environmental security. This book draws from the various areas of burgeoning research related to environmental security to serve as an introductory text in the rapidly growing number of homeland security studies and related degree programs.
The chapters in this volume are edited versions of papers presented at the NATO Ad vanced Research Workshop on Environmental Change Adaptation and Security held in. Global Environmental Change is a peer-reviewed international journal publishing high quality, theoretically and empirically rigorous articles, which advance knowledge about the human and policy dimensions of global environmental change.
The journal interprets global environmental change to mean the outcome of processes that are manifest in. “Environmental security” as a term has been used as a platform for moving away from traditional understandings of national security and hence linked to agendas such as human security (e.g., the International Human Dimensions Program’s Global Environmental Change and.
Environmental Security argues that rethinking security means revisiting the question of how we conceive identities as endangered and how we perceive threats to these identities.
The book clearly demonstrates that the conceptual basis for critical security studies requires an extended engagement with political theory and with the assumptions of.
Viewing global environmental change through the lens of human security connects such problems as melting ice caps and carbon emissions to poverty, vulnerability, equity, and conflict. This book examines the complex social, health, and economic consequences of environmental change across the globe.
The best books on Environmental Change recommended by David Shukman. BBC News Environment and Science correspondent discusses climate change.
Recommends books on coral, fishing, the antarctic, and the science of climate change - as well as an Arctic thriller. Health security is a post cold war concept that recognises the need to address non-military threats to national security.
Other non-military threats, such as environmental degradation, population movements, economic instability, and terrorism, are now among the concerns that keep strategic planners awake at : Kelley Lee.The book also builds on a sociological investigation into the practices implemented by environmental scientists, experts and managers confronted with environmental changes.
Thinking of nature in terms of its futures requires us to overcome the rooted philosophical tradition that associates nature with permanence and society with creative change.