Accession Number : ADA526918


Title :   Worldwide Emerging Environmental Issues Affecting the U.S. Military. March 2010


Corporate Author : FEDERATION OF UN ASSOCIATIONS WASHINGTON DC MILLENNIUM PROJECT


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a526918.pdf


Report Date : Mar 2010


Pagination or Media Count : 26


Abstract : CONTENTS: Item 1. UN Panel Meeting on World Water Day to Discuss How to Avoid Water Wars. Item 2. Nanomaterials Guidelines Adopted by 53 African Countries. Item 3. UN Economic Commission for Europe Adopts Electric and Hybrid Vehicle Regulations. Item 4. Iran and Qatar Sign Environmental MOU. Item 5. Thailand, Other Asian Countries, May Tighten Environmental Regulations. Item 6. Technological Advances with Environmental Security Implications: 6.1 Desalination Reverse Osmosis Improved by Ion Concentration Polarization. 6.2 New Detection and Cleanup Techniques. 6.3 Increasing Energy Efficiency Technologies. Item 7. Updates on Previously Identified Issues: 7.1 Maritime Environmental Protection. 7.2 European Agency for the Cooperation of Energy Regulators. 7.3 New UN Satellite Standards to Help in Natural Disaster Situations. 7.4 Dialogues for Creating a Northeast Asia Nuclear Weapon-Free Zone. 7.5 New Measures to Continue the Fight against Biodiversity Loss. 7.6 Two New Pesticides Added to the Rotterdam Convention on the Prior Informed Consent (PIC) Watch List. 7.7 Factors to Consider in Establishing and Operating Marine Protected Areas. 7.8 Arctic. 7.9 Climate Change. 7.10 Nanotechnology Safety


Descriptors :   *ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION , *ENVIRONMENTAL LAW , INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS , IRAN , INTERNATIONAL LAW , ASIA , QATAR , ARCTIC REGIONS , ELECTRIC AUTOMOBILES , DESALINATION , NANOTECHNOLOGY , NATURAL DISASTERS , AFRICA , SAFETY , PESTICIDES


Subject Categories : Ecology
      Environmental Health and Safety
      Government and Political Science


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE