Table of Contents

1 Introduction: Facing Global Environmental Change and Sectorialization of Security; 2 The International System, Great Powers, and Environmental Change since 1900; 3 The Millennium Ecosystem Assessment: Securing Interactions between Ecosystems, Ecosystem Services and Human Well-being; 4 Securitizing Global Environmental Change; 5 Natural Climatic Variations in the Holocene: Past Impacts on Cultural History, Human Welfare and Crisis; 6 Climate Change Impacts on the Environment and Civilization in the Near East; 7 Human Security, Climate Change and Small Islands. This policy-focused, global and multidisciplinary security handbook on "Facing Global Environmental Change" addresses new security threats of the 21st century posed by climate change, desertification, water stress, population growth and urbanization. These security dangers and concerns lead to migration, crises and conflicts. They are on the agenda of the UN, OECD, OSCE, NATO and EU. In 100 chapters, 132 authors from 49 countries analyze the global debate on environmental, human and gender, energy, food, livelihood, health and water security concepts and policy problems. In 10 parts.
This policy-focused, global and multidisciplinary security handbook on "Facing Global Environmental Change" addresses new security threats of the 21st century posed by climate change, desertification, water stress, population growth and urbanization. These security dangers and concerns lead to migration, crises and conflicts. They are on the agenda of the UN, OECD, OSCE, NATO and EU. In 100 chapters, 132 authors from 49 countries analyze the global debate on environmental, human and gender, energy, food, livelihood, health and water security concepts and policy problems. In 10 parts.