Global Warming And Climate Change: Prospects and Policies in Asia and Europe

Hardcover | April 15, 2010

EditorAntonio Marquina

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This book looks at the principal consequences of climate change and its possible impact on conflict and security. It clarifies the impact of climate change on natural resources, on the frequency and expansion of natural disasters, and, as a consequence, the repercussions that can be foreseen on environmentally-induced migration.

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This book looks at the principal consequences of climate change and its possible impact on conflict and security. It clarifies the impact of climate change on natural resources, on the frequency and expansion of natural disasters, and, as a consequence, the repercussions that can be foreseen on environmentally-induced migration.

ANTONIO MARQUINA is Chair in International Security and Cooperation, Complutense University, Spain.

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:368 pages, 9.1 × 5.65 × 1.39 inPublished:April 15, 2010Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230237711

ISBN - 13:9780230237711

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Table of Contents

Introduction--A.Marquina
PART I: WATER AND FOOD
Water Availability and Policies in Asia--M.Mustafa
Prospects for Water Availability in Europe and Spain--T.Estrela &--E.Vargas
Climate Change: Implications on Agriculture and Food Security in the Short-Medium Term--T.Lindemann
PART II: NATURAL DISASTERS
A European Mechanism to Address Natural Disasters--K.Ifantis
Japan and Natural Disasters--H.Hayashi
China and Natural Disasters: Prospects and Policies--L.Tianhong
India and Natural Disasters--P.R.Chari
Vietnam and Policies to Manage Natural Disasters--L.T.Duong
Cooperation for Natural Disasters and Special Units: The Emergency Military Unit (UME)--J.M.G.Requena
PART III: ENVIRONMENTALLY-INDUCED MIGRATION
From a Socio-Economic Approach to Migration to the Inclusion of Environmentally-Induced Migration in the Mediterranean--A.Marquina
Global Warming, Climate Change and Human Security: Prospects for Forced Migration in East Asia--C.Hernndez
PART IV: MITIGATION AND ADAPTATION POLICIES
EU and Germanys Policies on Climate Change--F.Umbach
The Nuclear Energy Debate and Emissions Reduction: The Italian Case--M.De Leonardis
EU Policies for Renewable Energies--J.de Quinto &--J.Lpez
Adaptation to Climate Change in the EU: The Spanish Case--A.G.Teira
Chinas Emissions Reduction Policy: Problems and Prospects--M.Meidan
Energy Efficiency in China--S.Dan
Japan Policy for Energy and Emissions Reduction and Foreign Aid--S.Sudo
Coping with Climate Change: A Korean Perspective--J.Lee
Indias Energy and Climate Concerns: The Inter-Linkages, Constraints and Policy Choices--D.Sharma
Climate Change and Human Security in Southeast Asia: Issues and Challenges--M.Caballero-Anthony
Climate Change Awareness and Responses: Some Initiatives and Responses from Malaysia--M.bin Mokhtar
Thailand Environmental Policies: Mitigation and Adaptation to Climate Change and Implications for Human Security--K.Kraisoraphong
Climate Change and Human Security in the Philippines: Government Policies, Assessments and Public Opinion--P.Bennagen
PART V: CONCLUSIONS
The Politics of East Asias Environmental Crisis: The Coming Environmental Authoritarianism--M.Beeson
Environmental Challenges, Conflict Prevention and Human Security--A.Marquina