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Brauch, Hans Günter

Coping with Global Environmental Change, Disasters and Security

Brauch, Hans Günter - Coping with Global Environmental Change, Disasters and Security, ebook

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Table of contents

1. Introduction: Coping with Global Environmental Change in the Anthropocene
Hans Günter Brauch, Úrsula Oswald Spring

2. Concepts of Security Threats, Challenges, Vulnerabilities and Risks
Hans Günter Brauch

3. Disaster Risk and Vulnerability: Concepts and Measurement of Human and Environmental Insecurity
Omar D. Cardona

4. Economic Vulnerability and Economic Security
Czeslaw Mesjasz

5. Debt Relief, Economic Growth and Poverty Reduction in Low-Income Countries
Lidia Mesjasz

6. Security Threats, Challenges, Vulnerabilities and Risks in the Evolution and Implementation of the European Security Strategy
Alyson J. K. Bailes

7. NATO’s Traditional Security Problems
Pál Dunay

8. European Responses to Security Threats in the Mediterranean in the Early 21st Century
Eduard Soler i Lecha

9. Inside/Outside: Turkey’s Security Dilemmas and Priorities in the Early 21st Century
Mustafa Aydin, Asli Toksabay Esen

10. Promoting Democracy as a Security Goal. The ‘inward-outward’ Paradox of the EU’s Foreign Policy
Omar Serrano

11. Language Games on Security in Finland: Towards Changing Concepts of the State and National Survival
Vilho Harle, Sami Moisio

12. Security Threats, Challenges, Vulnerabilities and Risks in US National Security Documents (1990–2010)
Hans Günter Brauch

13. Changes in the Perception of Military Threats, Challenges, Vulnerabilities and Risks in Russia (1991-2009)
Alexander Sergunin

14. Russian Security Policy in the 21st Century Based on the Experiences of Its First Decade
Pál Dunay

15. Non-Traditional Security and the New Concept of Security of China
Zhongqin Zhao

16. Perceptions of Hard Security Issues in the Arab World
Gamal M. Selim

17. Arab Perceptions of Soft Security Issues
Mohammad El-Sayed Selim

18. Military Challenges and Threats in West Africa
Kwesi Aning, Andrews Atta-Asamoah

19. Weak States and Security Threats in West Africa
John Emeka Akude

20. Environmental Challenges and Risks in North Africa
Béchir Chourou

21. Water Degradation as a Human Security Challenge in Jordan
Bassam Ossama Hayek, Nisreen Daifallah Al Hmoud

22. Water Scarcity and Degradation in Palestine as Challenges, Vulnerabilities, and Risks for Environmental Security
Marwan Haddad

23. Social, Environmental and Security Impacts of Climate Change on the Eastern Mediterranean
Hilmi S. Salem

24. Progressive Development of the Water Resources of Israel and Palestine to Mitigate the Negative Impact of Global Warming
Arie S. Issar

25. Jerusalem: Where To? In Search for Hidden Opportunities
Mohammed S. Dajani Daoudi, Ashraf M. Dajani

26. Global Climate Change Impacts for the Mediterranean in the 21st Century: Challenges for Human and Environmental Security
Hans Günter Brauch

27. Global Environmental Change and Conflict Potential in Central Asia
Jenniver Sehring, Ernst Giese

28. Impact of Environmental Change on Stability and Conflict Potentials in China
Thomas Heberer, Anja D. Senz

29. The Vulnerability of Cities to Disasters and Climate Change: A Conceptual Framework
Mark Pelling

30. Vulnerability to Natural Hazards: Case Study on Landslide Risks in La Paz
Fabien Nathan

31. Revealing the Impact of Small Disasters to the Economic and Social Development
Mabel C. Marulanda, Omar D. Cardona, Alex H. Barbat

32. Climate Change, Natural Hazards and Coastal Ecosystems in Latin-America: A Framework for Analysis
Carmen Lacambra, Kaveh Zahedi

33. Flood Loss Redistribution in a Third World Megacity: The Case of Mumbai
Monalisa Chatterjee

34. Coping with Water- and Wastewater-related Risks in Megacity Delhi
Reena Singh

35. Politics of Displacement and Vulnerability
Nanda Kishor

36. Linking Oriental and Western Thinking to Mitigate Flood Risk
Xiaomeng Shen

37. Preparation for an Earthquake in the Megacity Istanbul
Sıdıka Tekeli Yeşil

38. Risk Management Strategies for the Predicted Earthquake Hazard in Istanbul
Ebru A. Gencer

39. Urban Vulnerability to Climate Change and Natural Hazards in Nigeria
Adeniyi Sulaiman Gbadegesin, Felix Bayode Olorunfemi, Usman Adebimpe Raheem

40. Quantifying Global Environmental Change Impacts: Methods, Criteria and Definitions for Compiling Data on Hydro-meteorological Disasters
Debarati Guha-Sapir, Femke Vos

41. Stormy Weather: International Security in the Shadow of Climate Change
Steffen Bauer

42. Security Risks of Climate Change: Vulnerabilities, Threats, Conflicts and Strategies
Jürgen Scheffran

43. New Threats? Risk and Securitization Theory on Climate Change and Water
Anders Jägerskog

44. Dealing With Uncertainties in Climate Change Impacts Assessments: A Case Study on the Nile Basin
Carlo Buontempo, Jens Kristian Lørup, Michael Sanderson, Michael Butts, Erika Palin, Rachel McCarthy, Richard Jones, Richard Betts, Mamdouh Antar

45. Mapping Areas Affected by Sea-Level Rise due to Climate Change in the Nile Delta Until 2100
Mohamed El Raey

46. Vulnerability of Tropical Montane Rain Forest Ecosystems due to Climate Change
Hans Juergen Boehmer

47. Securitizing Land Degradation and Desertification: A Proactive Soil Security Concept
Hans Günter Brauch, Úrsula Oswald Spring

48. Alternative Livelihoods for Attaining Sustainability and Security in Drylands
Uriel N. Safriel

49. Societal Vulnerability to Desertification and Policy Response Options
Zafar Adeel

50. Desertification Process in Egypt
Ismail Abd El Galil Hussein

51. Impacts of Drought on Agriculture in Northern Mexico
Tulio Arredondo Moreno, Elisabeth Huber-Sannwald

52. Traditional Knowledge in Coping with Desertification
Pietro Laureano

53. Prodromes of Desertification in the Oasis of Tafilalet (Morocco) and Specific Local Solutions
Monique Mainguet, Frédéric Dumay, Lahcen Kabiri, Boualem Rémini

54. Agriculture in Drylands: Experience in Almeria
Andrés Miguel García Lorca

55. Land-use Changes, Desertification, and Climate Change Impacts in South-eastern Spain
Jorge García Gómez, Francisco López-Bermúdez, Juan Manuel Quiñonero Rubio

56. Reconsidering Integrated Water Resources Management: Promoting Economic Growth and Tackling Environmental Stress
Jakob Granit

57. Coping with Population Growth, Climate Change, Water Scarcity and Growing Food Demand in China in the 21st Century
Zhanyi Gao, Yaqiong Hu

58. Ensuring Water Security in Rural Areas of Bangladesh under Climate Change and Non-climatic Drivers of Change
Mohammed Rahman Zillur, Kuntala Lahiri-Dutt

59. Applying Bottom-up Participatory Strategies and Traditional Methods of Water Harvesting in the Thar Desert, Rajasthan
Kanupriya Harish, Mathews Mullackal

60. Coping with Water Scarcity in the Sahel: Assessing Groundwater Resources in the Western Sahel
Abdelkader Dodo, Mohamedou Ould Baba Sy, Jihed Ghannem

61. Global Threats, Global Changes and Connected Communities in the Global Agrofood System
John Grin, Esther Marijnen

62. Genetically Modified Organisms: A Threat for Food Security and Risk for Food Sovereignty and Survival
Úrsula Oswald Spring

63. Natural Disasters and Major Challenges towards Achieving Food Security in the Sahel: The Experience of CILSS
Issa Martin Bikienga

64. Responding to Climate Variability and Change: Opportunities and Challenges for Governance
Sreeja Nair

65. Coping with Climate Change Impacts on Coffee and Maize for Peasants in Mexico
Cecilia Conde

66. The Impact of AIDS on Women’s Social Life in a Mexican Rural Community
Fátima Flores, Wolfgang Wagner

67. Integrated Assessment of Vulnerability to Heat Stress in Urban Areas
Tanja Wolf, Glenn McGregor, Anna Paldy

68. Regulation and Coupling of Society and Nature in the Context of Natural Hazards
Jörn Birkmann

69. Differentials in Impacts and Recovery in the Aftermath of the 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami: Local Examples at Different Scales in Sri Lanka
Katharina Marre, Fabrice Renaud

70. Risks in Central America: Bringing Them Under Control
Juan Carlos Villagrán León

71. Economics and Social Vulnerability: Dynamics of Entitlement and Access
Koko Warner

72. Social Vulnerability, Discrimination, and Resilience-building in Disaster Risk Reduction
Úrsula Oswald Spring

73. Coping with Global Environmental Change: Need for an Interdisciplinary and Integrated Approach
G. A. McBean

74. Research Agenda and Policy Input of the Earth System Science Partnership for Coping with Global Environmental Change
Rik Leemans, Martin Rice, Ann Henderson-Sellers, Kevin Noone

75. The International Human Dimensions Programme on Global Environmental Change – Taking Stock and Moving Forward
Louise Falkenhayn, Andreas Rechkemmer, Oran R. Young

76. DIVERSITAS: Biodiversity Science Integrating Research and Policy for Human Well-Being
Bruno A. Walther, Anne Larigauderie, Michel Loreau

77. The International Geosphere-Biosphere Programme’s (IGBP) Scientific Research Agenda for Coping with Global Environmental Change
Kevin J. Noone, Carlos Nobre, Sybil Seitzinger

78. Climate Information for Coping with Environmental Change: Contributions of the World Climate Research Programme
John A. Church, Ghassem R. Asrar, Antonio J. Busalacchi, Carolin E. Arndt

79. Key IPCC Conclusions on Climate Change Impacts and Adaptations
Martin Parry, Osvaldo Canziani, Jean Palutikof, Clair Hanson

80. Options for Mitigating Climate Change Results of Working Group III of the Fourth Assessment Report of the IPCC
Peter Bosch, Bert Metz

81. Global Climate Change, Natural Hazards, and the Environment:an Overview of UNESCO’s Activities
Walter Erdelen, Badaoui Rouhban

82. Climate Change and Development: UNDP’s Approach to Helping Countries Build a New Paradigm
Veerle Vandeweerd, Yannick Glemarec, Vivienne Caballero

83. EU Strategies for Climate Change Policy Beyond 2012
Christian Egenhofer, Arno Behrens, Anton Georgiev

84. Coping with Climate Change in East Asia: Vulnerabilities and Responsibilities
Paul G. Harris

85. Strategies for Coping with Climate Change in Latin America: Perspective beyond 2012
Ricardo Zapata-Martí

86. Politics of Equity and Justice in Climate Change Negotiations in North-South Relations
Ariel Macaspac Penetrante

87. Climate Change: Long-Term Security Implications for China and the International Community
Yu Hongyuan, Paul J. Smith

88. Japanese Climate Change Policy: Moving Beyond the Kyoto Process
Hiroshi Ohta

89. Implications of Equity Considerations and Emission Reduction Targets: Lessons from the Case of Japan’s Mid-Term Target
Norichika Kanie, Hiromi Nishimoto, Yasuaki Hijioka, Yasuko Kameyama

90. Land-use and Flood Risk Changes in Coastal Areas of South-eastern Spain
Juan M. Quiñonero-Rubio, Francisco López-Bermúdez, Francisco Alonso-Sarría, Francisco J. Gomariz-Castillo

91. Monitoring Conflict Risk: The Contribution of Globally Used Indicator Systems
Jochen Jesinghaus

92. Networking Disaster and Conflict Early Warning in Response to Climate Change
Patrick Meier

93. Vulnerability Assessment in Sri Lanka in the Context of Tsunami Early Warning
Juan Carlos Villagrán León

94. Political Geoecology for the Anthropocene
Hans Günter Brauch, Simon Dalby, Úrsula Oswald Spring

95. Coping with Global Environmental Change – Sustainability Revolution and Sustainable Peace
Úrsula Oswald Spring, Hans Günter Brauch

Keywords: Environment, Ecotoxicology, Geography (general), Environmental Economics, Political Science, Biogeosciences

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