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Taking Up the Security Challenge of Climate Change By Rymn J. Parsons
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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... More > States must urgently take up. The security implications will be most pronounced in places where the effects of climate change are greatest, particularly affecting weak states already especially vulnerable to environmental destabilization. Two things are vitally important: stemming the tide of climate change and adapting to its far-reaching consequences. This project examines the destabilizing effects of climate change and how the military could be used to mitigate global warming and to assist at-risk peoples and states to adapt to climate change, thereby promoting stability and sustainable security. Recommendations are made on the importance of U.S. leadership on the critical issue of global warming, on defining and dealing with the strategic dimensions of climate change, and, as a case in point...< Less
Conversations on Peace and Security By Joy Pople, Editor
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The global balance of power is shifting from the U.S. as the dominant superpower to an increasingly multi-polar world. The Universal Peace Federation's forums and conferences focus on volatile areas... More > of tension and conflict including in the Middle East, East Asia, South Asia, the Caucasus, the Americas, and Europe, and examine topics such as security, trade, human rights, global economics, energy resources, military build-ups, climate change. One of the missions of UPF is to work with scholars and policymakers to educate and alert public opinion, especially in the U.S. and industrialized democracies, of the dangers posed by conflict and other destabilizing forces to the international democratic system. The conclusions and deliberations of these forums have been compiled into this publication in the belief that an informed public opinion is the foundation of a democratic and free society in which stable and sustainable security can be established and lasting peace eventually achieved. Edited by Joy Pople< Less