Environmental Change and Human Security in Africa and the by Mohamed Behnassi, Katriona McGlade

By Mohamed Behnassi, Katriona McGlade

This quantity brings jointly insights at the interactions among environmental swap and human safety within the center East and Africa. those areas face specific demanding situations when it comes to environmental degradation, the decline of normal assets and consequent dangers to present and destiny human security.

The chapters offer topical research from a number of disciplines at the idea, discourse, coverage and perform of responding to worldwide environmental switch and threats to human security.

Case reviews from Morocco, Tunisia, Egypt, Turkey, Iraq and Syria supply empirical facts, with a spotlight part devoted to the serious factor of water assets and water safeguard within the region.

The contributions display specially that the hazards posed to human defense come up via a number of and interconnected strategies working throughout assorted spatial and temporal scales. The complexity of those tactics calls for new methods of pondering and intervening. As a contribution, the present quantity offers enticing insights from idea and perform for these trying to handle the demanding situations of environmental change.

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Such situations are capable of generating social unrest and population movements. ). ). Based on these assumptions, this chapter supports the belief that in the case that the international community and national governments continue to underestimate the climate-security concerns, serious threats will grow and certainly cause further 22 M. Behnassi regional instabilities and conflicts. Therefore, a climate security framework may allow for the development of preventive policies and security-sensitive adaptation and mitigation strategies, thus creating new dynamics and momentum for advanced multilateral cooperation capable of building an ambitious international climate regime.

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