5 edition of Environmental Change, Adaptation and Security (NATO SCIENCE PARTNERSHIP SUB-SERIES: 2: Environmental Security Volume 65) found in the catalog.
December 31, 1999
Written in English
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|Number of Pages||432|
from book Ecosystem-Based Disaster in the Post Development Agenda (pp) Food Security, Climate Change Adaptation, and Disaster Risk their vulnerability to environmental change. 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 the intersection of environment, health, and security.
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The blog of the Wilson Center's Environmental Change and Security Program. From the Wilson Center. Climate Change in a Growing, Urbanizing World: Understanding the Demography of Adaptation (Book Launch) November 7, By Jacob Glass. The project “Climate Change and Security in Eastern Europe, Central Asia and the Southern Caucasus” aims to enhance understanding and awareness of climate change as a security challenge and the consequent need for regional and transboundary co-operation in adaptation; and to enhance national and local stakeholders’ capacity to anticipate, prevent and mitigate effectively and in a timely.
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Environmental Change, Adaptation, and Security (Nato Science Partnership Subseries: 2 (Closed)). Environmental Change, Adaptation, and Security Michael Redclift (auth.), S. Lonergan (eds.) 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 Budapest, Hungary, from October 16 - 18, 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 Budapest, Hungary, from October 16 - 18, As is evident in this volume, the papers ranged from descriptions of environmental andBrand: Springer Netherlands.
Section III: 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. 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 Budapest, Hungary, from October 16 - 18, The contributors present empirical and theoretical insights on current debates on environmental change, adaptation and migration.
While focusing on countries subject to environmental degradation, it calls for a regional perspective that recognises local actors and a systematic link between development studies and migration research. CLIMATE CHANGE. One of the most pressing issues of our time, climate change threatens the lives and livelihoods of billions of people.
Natural disasters, environmental degradation and extreme. This book addresses an important topic of food security in South Asia with specific reference to climate change.
Of the 1 billion food insecure people in the world, more than 30% are in South Asia. The problem of food insecurity may be exacerbated by the projected climate change especially because. UN Environment’s initial work on climate change and security began when it was requested by Jan Egeland, the UN Special Envoy for Climate Change, to conduct an analysis of climate change and security risks in the Sahel Region.
The UN Special Envoy visited the region in and concluded it was “ground zero” for climate change risks due. 3. An international conference on “Food Security and Environmental Change” The food price increases coincided with the timing of a conference on “Food Security and Environmental Change: Linking Science, Policy and Development for Adaptation” held at.
Climate change is only one of many security, environmental and developmental challenges facing Africa. Its impacts will be magnified or moderated by underlying conditions of governance, poverty and resource management, as well as the nature of climate change impacts at local and regional levels.
Security can also serve as an integrative concept which links local (human security), national (national security) and global (international security) levels of environmental change and response. It also integrates mitigation and adaptation as both are essential to security.
2 Global Environmental Change and the Crisis of Dominant Development Models: A Human Security-Centered Analysis. El Fellah, Reda et al. 3 Is Human Security a Relevant Concept in the Context of Climate Change Adaptation Policies.
McGlade, Katriona et al. Part II Impacts of Environmental Change and Implications for Human Security: Case Study Examples. The book provides a major, accessible synthesis of the current state of knowledge and thinking on the relationships between GEC and food security.
Most other books addressing the subject concentrate on the links between climate change and agricultural production, and do not extend to an analysis of the wider food system which underpins food. For the purposes of this paper, Adaptation is defined as the ability of a small rural community to tolerate change imposed by climate regime change.
The changes discussed are major environmental changes, which directly threaten the security of subsistence food and community water supply, and so threaten community sustainability.
Adaptation is a process of deliberate change in anticipation of or in reaction to external stimuli and stress. The dominant research tradition on adaptation to environmental change primarily takes an actor-centered view, focusing on the agency of social actors to respond to specific environmental stimuli and emphasizing the reduction of vulnerabilities.
The resilience approach is systems. Climate change adaptation (CCA) is a response to global warming (also known as "climate change"). The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) defines adaptation as: 'the process of adjustment to actual or expected climate and its effects.
In human systems, adaptation seeks to moderate or avoid harm or exploit beneficial opportunities. In some natural systems, human. 6. Environment, Climate Change, and Peace Randall Amster. Part II Review of Thematic Approaches. Post-War Environmental Peacebuilding: Navigating Renewable and Non-Renewable Resources Erika Weinthal and McKenzie Johnson 8.
Depoliticisation, Water, and Environmental Peacebuilding Karin Aggestam 9. Climate Change Adaptation and Peacebuilding.
Mitigation and adaptation measures must be effective, affordable and appropriate for environmental sustainability and development. This review advocates for the integration of conventional agro-science based systems with traditional agricultural knowledge in order to mitigate the severity of climate change and its impact on food security and.
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 s: 4.Preface.
Acknowledgements Part 1: Food Security and Global Environmental Change 1. Food Security and the Global Environment: an Overview 2.
The Value of the Food Systems Approach 3. Lessons Learned from International Assessments 4. Part I Main Messages Part 2: Vulnerability, Resilience and Adaptation in Food Systems 5. Vulnerability and. A leading international peer-reviewed academic journal, publishing on all aspects of climate change policy, including adaptation and mitigation, governance and negotiations, policy design, implementation and impact, and the full range of economic, social and political issues at stake in responding to climate change.