Environmental Change, Adaptation, and Security by S. LonerganEnvironmental Change, Adaptation, and Security by S. Lonergan

Environmental Change, Adaptation, and Security

byS. Lonergan

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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, 1997. As is evident in this volume, the papers ranged from descriptions of environmental and health issues in Russia and Eastern Europe to models of sustainable land use. This diversity of perspectives on environ­ ment and security is indicative of both the breadth of this new area of research as well as the varied background of the researchers involved. The discussions at the NATO workshop were remarkably animated and exciting, not surprising given the interest in the topic. I think this vitality is reflected in the papers in this volume as well. The main purpose of the NATO ARW is to foster research links among researchers from NATO countries and Central and Eastern European States, Russia, and the Newly Independent States. In editing this volume, a decision was made to keep to the spirit of this purpose and-if at all possible-include all papers prepared for the workshop. This required extensive editing and rewriting of some of the papers (and consequent delays in production). A determination was made early in the process by the workshop steering committee that the value of publishing the entire collection of articles out­ weighed the advantages of accepting only a limited number.
Title:Environmental Change, Adaptation, and SecurityFormat:PaperbackDimensions:423 pagesPublished:October 14, 2012Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

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Foreword. Section I: Environmental Change, Adaptation, and Human Security: Shaping the Debate. 1. Environmental Security and Competition for the Environment; M. Redclift. 2. Social Responses to Environmental Change; R.A. Matthew. 3. Strategies for Enhancing Human Security in the Face of Global Change; M.S. Soroos. 4. Adapting to Environmental Insecurities: A Conceptual Model; P. Le Prestre. Section II: Resources and Human Security. 5. Transportation's Oil Dependence and Energy Security in the 21st Century; D.L. Greene. 6. Food Security Concepts; M. Brklacich, S. Leybourne. 7. Water Resource Distribution and Security in the Jordan-Israel-Palestinian Peace Process; S. Allal, M. O'Connor. 8. Sustainable Development and Environmental Security: A Pragmatic Approach for Hungary; S. Kerekes. Section III: Regional Perspectives on Environment and Human Security. 9. Islands in the Midst: Environmental Change, Vulnerability, and Security in the Pacific; C. Cocklin. 10. Institutional Adaptation to Global Environmental Change and Human Security in Central and Eastern Europe; B. Jancar-Webster. 11. Providing Istanbul With Drinking Water: The Politics of Water Security in a Rapidly Growing Metropolis; I. Turan, G.G. Turan. 12. Recent Greenhouse Gas Emission and Climatic Trends: A Comparison of Russia with Other Countries; K.S. Losev, M.D. Ananicheva. 13. Environmental Changes Within Kyrgyzstan; K.A. Karimov, R.D. Gainutdinova. 14. Sustainable Land Use: Methodology and Application; A. Finco, P. Nijkamp. 15. A New Class of Global Models of Associative Memory Type as a Tool for Considering Global Environmental Change; A. Makarenko, Z. Klestova. Section IV: Transboundary Issues. 16. Solving Transboundary Air Pollution Conflict: A New Framework for Countries in Transition; E. Nikitina, V. Kotov. 17. Social Adaptation in Romania to the Chernobyl Accident; B. Constantinescu, R. Bugoi. 18. `Water Wars' and Water Reality: Conflict and Cooperation Along International Waterways; A.T. Wolf. Section V: Institutional Capacity and Adaptation. 19. Strengthening Institutional Capacity for Implementation in Central and Eastern Europe; J. Caddy. 20. Radioactive Contamination, Environmental Changes, and Strategies for Adaptation; L. Uspenskaya. 21. Water Alliances in the Euphrates-Tigris Basin; S.S. Güner. 22. Environmental Preservation Strategy in the New Romania: Institutional and Behavioural Challenges; D.L. Constantin. 23. Environmental Change, Social Conflict, and Limits to Adaptation in Developing Countries; E.B. Barbier, T. Homer-Dixon. Section VI: Environment, Health and Security. 24. Water Pollution and its Influence on Population Health; D. Fayzieva. 25. Adapting to Climate Change in Bulgaria: An Economic Approach; A. Danchev. Section VII: Measuring Environmental Change and Human Security. 26. Environmental Security and Sustainability in Natural Resource Management: A Decision Support Framework; P. Nijkamp. 27. Mapping Human Insecurity; S. Lonergan, et al. Index.