Coping with global environmental change, disasters and security: threats, challenges, vulnerabilities and risks
Contributor(s): Brauch, Han Günter - ed.Material type: BookSeries: Hexagon series on human and environmental security and peace, 5.Publisher: Estados Unidos Springer 2011Description: 1820 p. : il.ISBN: 9783642177750.Subject(s): Cambio Climático-Política Gubernamental | Política Ambiental-Aspectos Políticos | Globalización-Aspectos Ambientales | Seguridad HumanaDDC classification: 363.7
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1. introduction: Concepts of Security Threats. Challenges, Vulnerabilities and Risks 2. Securitization of Global environmental Change 3. Economic, Social, Environmental Security and Human threats, Challenges, Vulnerabilities and Risks in the Near East, North and Sub-Sahara Africa and in Asia 4. Threats, Challenges, Vulnerabilities and Risks for Urban Centres in Hazards and Disasters 5. Coping with Global Enviromental Change: Climate Change, Soil and Desertification, Water Management , Food and Health 6. Coping with Hazards and Strategies for Coping with Social Vulnerability and Resilience Building 7. Coping with Global Environmental Change: Scientific, International, Regional and National Political Strategies, Policies and Measures 8. A Technical Tool: Remote Sensing, Vulnerability Mapping and Indicators of Environmental Security Challenges and Risks 9. Towards an Improved early Warning of conflicts and Hazards 10. Summary and Conclusions.