Facing Global Environmental Change: Environmental, Human, by Hans Günter Brauch (auth.), Hans Günter Brauch, Úrsula

By Hans Günter Brauch (auth.), Hans Günter Brauch, Úrsula Oswald Spring, John Grin, Czeslaw Mesjasz, Patricia Kameri-Mbote, Navnita Chadha Behera, Béchir Chourou, Heinz Krummenacher (eds.)

The 12 months 2007 may perhaps probably thoroughly be defined because the yr whilst weather swap ultimately acquired the eye that this problem merits globally. a lot of the knowledge and information that was once created during this box through the 12 months was once the results of the findings of the Fourth - sessment record (AR4) of the Intergovernmental Panel on weather swap (IPCC), which have been disseminated on a wide scale and suggested commonly by way of the media. This was once the end result not just of a heightened curiosity at the a part of the general public on a number of elements of weather swap, but additionally as the IPCC itself proactively tried to unfold the findings of its AR4 to the general public at huge. The curiosity generated at the medical realities of weather swap was once extra stronger through the award of the Nobel Peace Prize to the IPCC and previous vp of the USA, Al Gore. by way of taking this choice in favour of a pace-setter who has performed very much to create information on c- mate swap, and a physique that assesses all clinical elements of weather switch and disseminates the results of its findings, the Norwegian Nobel Committee has essentially drawn the hyperlink among weather swap and peace within the world.

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Source: Compiled by the author. 1: Map of the Arctic Region. jpg>. 2: Map of the Antarctic Region. pdf>. 1: Contextualizing human security concepts, pillars, and policy agendas. Source: compiled by the author. 2: Systematic overview on referent objects, key values, nature of threats, and agents of insecurity and policy agendas referred to in the debate in the United Nations General Assembly on 22 May 2008. Source: speeches analysed by the author. 3: Four Pillars of Human Security. Source: The table was stimulated by Ulbert and Werthes (2008: 21) who developed it based on Hampson/Daudelin/Hay/Martin/ Reid (2002: 33).

6: International migrants and refugees (1960-2005). org/migration/>. 11: Food sovereignty: equal access to food and symetrical access to food consumption. Source: Chávez/Ávila/Shamah (2007); modified by Oswald (2007a). 1: Models of World Global Food Consumption by Social Classes. Source: Lang/Heaseman (2004 or 2005: 195), modified by Oswald. 4: Advantages and disadvantages in the food production sectors. Source: Compiled by the author. 4: Major survival strategies. Source: Oswald (1991, 2007, 2008a).

Htm >. 6: Food Production in Africa and the World. Food Production Index, Net per Capita (PIN base 1989-1991). htm>. 7: Food Shortages, chronic malnutrition, famines and conflicts in Africa during the 1990’s. htm>. Permission was obtained from Philippe Rekacewicz, UNEP-Arendal. 8: Freshwater Stress and Scarcity in Africa by 2025. htm>. 9: People Affected by Natural Disasters in Africa. htm>. 1: EnvSec activities with a specific focus on the Southern Caucasus. Source: EnvSec; at: .

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