Coping with Global Environmental Change, Disasters and Security - Threats, Challenges, Vulnerabilities and Risks reviews conceptual debates and case studies focusing on disasters and security threats, challenges, vulnerabilities and risks in Europe, the Mediterranean and other regions. It discusses social science concepts of vulnerability and risks, global, regional and national security challenges, global warming, floods, desertification and drought as environmental security challenges, water and food security challenges and vulnerabilities, vulnerability mapping of environmental security challenges and risks, contributions of remote sensing to the recognition of security risks, mainstreaming early warning of conflicts and hazards and provides conceptual and policy conclusions.edge and scientific research can lead to new policy solutions that require problem awareness for the new environmental ... The development and transmission of knowledge through policyrelevant research, education, and training of experts and of the ... UNCCDa#39;s 10-year strategy that was adopted at COP-8 in Madrid (2007) adheres to the vision: ato forge a global partnership to ... Among socio-economic factors, droughts result in rising food prices that poor people cannot af- ford.
|Title||:||Coping with Global Environmental Change, Disasters and Security|
|Author||:||Hans Günter Brauch, Úrsula Oswald Spring, Czeslaw Mesjasz, John Grin, Patricia Kameri-Mbote, Béchir Chourou, Pál Dunay, Joern Birkmann|
|Publisher||:||Springer Science & Business Media - 2011-02-03|