Global Warming And Climate Change: Prospects and Policies in Asia and Europe by A. MarquinaGlobal Warming And Climate Change: Prospects and Policies in Asia and Europe by A. Marquina

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

byA. Marquina

Hardcover | February 24, 2010

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This compendium looks at Asian and European policies for dealing with climate change, and possible impacts on conflicts and security. It clarifies the impacts of climate change on natural resources, on the frequency and expansion of natural disasters and the repercussions for environmentally-induced migration.
ANTONIO MARQUINA is Chair in International Security and Cooperation, Complutense University, Spain.
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Title:Global Warming And Climate Change: Prospects and Policies in Asia and EuropeFormat:HardcoverDimensions:510 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 1.39 inPublished:February 24, 2010Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230237711

ISBN - 13:9780230237711

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Table of Contents

Introduction; A.Marquina IPCC Assessment Reports : Challenges Presented ; A.Yábar 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.Hernández PART IV: MITIGATION AND ADAPTATION POLICIES EU and Germany's 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.López Adaptation to Climate Change in the EU: The Spanish Case; A.G.Teira China's 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 India's 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 Asia's Environmental Crisis: The Coming Environmental Authoritarianism; M.Beeson Environmental Challenges, Conflict Prevention and Human Security; A.Marquina