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Publications relevant for the 'Climate Change and the Military' project.

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Taking up the Security Challenge of Climate Change

Climate change, in which man-made global warming is a major factor, will likely have dramatic and long lasting consequences with profound security implications, making it a challenge the United States must urgently take up. The security implications...

Technology Transfer for the Ozone Layer: Lessons for Climage Change

'Imagine the pride of earning the Nobel Prize for warning that CFCs were destroying the ozone layer. Then imagine that citizens, policymakers, and business executives heeded the warning and transformed markets to protect the earth. This book is the...

The 8K event: cause and consequence of a major Holocene abrupt climate change

A prominent, abrupt climate event about 8200 years ago brought generally cold and dry conditions to broad northern-hemisphere regions especially in wintertime, in response to a very large outburst flood that freshened the North Atlantic. Changes...

The Age of Consequences: The Foreign Policy and National Security Implications of Global Climate Change

For the past year a diverse group of experts, under the direction and leadership of the Center for a New American Security (CNAS) and the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), met regularly to start a new conversation to consider...

The Budgets Compared. Military vs. Climate Security

Accepting his Nobel Peace Prize, Al Gore called on the nations of the world to mobilize to avert climate disaster ?with a sense of urgency and shared resolve that has previously been seen only when nations have mobilized for war.? This report...

The changing Himalayas: impact of climate change on water resources and livelihoods in the greater Himalayas

The greater Himalayan region and its water resources play an important role in global atmospheric circulation, biodiversity, etc while serving more than 1.3 billion people in the basin areas of ten large Asian rivers. This paper discusses these...

The European Security and Defence College's Common Security and Defence Policy Handbook

Published by the European Security and Defence College in 2010, this is an overview of the CSDP which includes in-depth analyses of the impact of the Lisbon Treaty on that policy as well as the development of military capabilities within the EU.

The Geopolitics of Climate Change: Challenges to the International System

This report analyses the consequences of climate change and global warming for international politics in general and international security in particular. The report focuses on whether and in what way climate change may alter the conditions of...

The Last Straw

Hopelessly overcrowded, crippled by poverty, teeming with Islamist militancy, careless with its nukes?it sometimes seems as if Pakistan can?t get any more terrifying. But forget about the Taliban: The country's troubles today pale compared with what...

The Melting Himalayas: Regional Challenges and Local Impacts of Climate Change on Mountain Ecosystems and Livelihoods

This policy summary looks at reported and possible, future consequences of climate change in the greater Himalayan region. The main emphasis is on responses in high mountain phenomena like glaciers, permafrost, and avalanches; the implications for...

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