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Title Coping with global environmental change, disasters and security [electronic resource] : threats, challenges, vulnerabilities and risks / Hans Günter Brauch ... [et al.], editors ; with forewords by Achim Steiner ... [et al.] ; with preface essays by Paul C. Crutzen ... [et al.].
Publication Info Berlin ; New York : Springer ; [Berlin] : Berghof Foundation, c2011.



Descript li, 1815 p. : ill., maps ; 28 cm.
Note "With 184 figures, 78 tables and 38 boxes."
Handbook.
Reference work.
Contents Securitization of global environmental change -- Economic, social, environmental security and human threats, challenges, vulnerabilities and risks in the Near East, North and Sub-Saharan Africa and in Asia -- Threats, challenges, vulnerabilities and risks for urban centres in hazards and disasters -- Coping with global environmental changes : climate change, soil and desertification, water management, food and health -- Climate change -- Soil and desertification -- Water management -- Coping with food security issues -- Coping with health security issues -- Coping with hazards and strategies for coping with social vulnerability and resilience building -- Coping with global environmental change : scientific, international , regional and national political strategies, policies and measures -- Scientific research goals and strategies for coping with global environmental change -- Global strategies, policies and measures for coping with climate change -- Regional strategies, policies and measures for coping with climate change -- National strategies, policies and measures for coping with climate change -- A technical tool : remote sensing, vulnerability mapping and indicators of environmental security challenges and risks -- Towards an improved early warning of conflicts and hazards.
ISBN 9783642177767 (ebk.)
364217776X (ebk.)
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Series Hexagon series on human and environmental security and peace, v. 5
Hexagon series on human and environmental security and peace ; v. 5. 1865-5793
Subject Global environmental change.
Alt author Brauch, Hans Günter, 1947-
Descript li, 1815 p. : ill., maps ; 28 cm.
Note "With 184 figures, 78 tables and 38 boxes."
Handbook.
Reference work.
Contents Securitization of global environmental change -- Economic, social, environmental security and human threats, challenges, vulnerabilities and risks in the Near East, North and Sub-Saharan Africa and in Asia -- Threats, challenges, vulnerabilities and risks for urban centres in hazards and disasters -- Coping with global environmental changes : climate change, soil and desertification, water management, food and health -- Climate change -- Soil and desertification -- Water management -- Coping with food security issues -- Coping with health security issues -- Coping with hazards and strategies for coping with social vulnerability and resilience building -- Coping with global environmental change : scientific, international , regional and national political strategies, policies and measures -- Scientific research goals and strategies for coping with global environmental change -- Global strategies, policies and measures for coping with climate change -- Regional strategies, policies and measures for coping with climate change -- National strategies, policies and measures for coping with climate change -- A technical tool : remote sensing, vulnerability mapping and indicators of environmental security challenges and risks -- Towards an improved early warning of conflicts and hazards.
ISBN 9783642177767 (ebk.)
364217776X (ebk.)
Series Hexagon series on human and environmental security and peace, v. 5
Hexagon series on human and environmental security and peace ; v. 5. 1865-5793
Subject Global environmental change.
Alt author Brauch, Hans Günter, 1947-

Subject Global environmental change.
Descript li, 1815 p. : ill., maps ; 28 cm.
Note "With 184 figures, 78 tables and 38 boxes."
Handbook.
Reference work.
Contents Securitization of global environmental change -- Economic, social, environmental security and human threats, challenges, vulnerabilities and risks in the Near East, North and Sub-Saharan Africa and in Asia -- Threats, challenges, vulnerabilities and risks for urban centres in hazards and disasters -- Coping with global environmental changes : climate change, soil and desertification, water management, food and health -- Climate change -- Soil and desertification -- Water management -- Coping with food security issues -- Coping with health security issues -- Coping with hazards and strategies for coping with social vulnerability and resilience building -- Coping with global environmental change : scientific, international , regional and national political strategies, policies and measures -- Scientific research goals and strategies for coping with global environmental change -- Global strategies, policies and measures for coping with climate change -- Regional strategies, policies and measures for coping with climate change -- National strategies, policies and measures for coping with climate change -- A technical tool : remote sensing, vulnerability mapping and indicators of environmental security challenges and risks -- Towards an improved early warning of conflicts and hazards.
Alt author Brauch, Hans Günter, 1947-
ISBN 9783642177767 (ebk.)
364217776X (ebk.)

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