Accession Number : ADA526940


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


Corporate Author : FEDERATION OF UN ASSOCIATIONS WASHINGTON DC MILLENNIUM PROJECT


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a526940.pdf


Report Date : Jul 2010


Pagination or Media Count : 24


Abstract : Partial contents: China is Now the Largest Energy Consumer in the World, China Applies for Seabed Mining Permit in Search for New Mineral Resources, EU Parliament Adopts Restrictions on Nanoproducts, The Protocol on Strategic Environmental Assessment to the UNECE Espoo Convention Entered into Force on July 11, 2010, UN Official Calls to Securitize the Ground? as part of Human Security Ecuador to Join the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea, Coal-fired Power Plants under Fire, Technological Advances with Environmental Security Implications, New Optical Link Facilitates Exploration of the Underwater Environment, New Metal-Organic Frameworks (MOFs) Give Greatly Improved CO2 Storage, New Detection and Cleanup Techniques, Increasing Energy Efficiency Technologies, Updates on Previously Identified Issues, Updates of the Rome Statute Include Amendments on the Crime of Aggression and Expansion of Criminalizing the Use of Certain Weapons in Non-international Conflicts, Progress on International Environmental Governance, High cancer rates in Fallujah, Iraq; New Study Raises Questions on Environmental Damage from Bombardments, Artillery Training Charges Pose Environmental Asbestos Threat, Public Interest Environmental Suits Increasing, Study Indicts Swimming Pool Disinfectants for Toxic Effects from Byproducts, Climate Change, Scientific Evidence and Natural Disasters, Food and Water Security, Migration, Adaptation, Computer Modeling and Scenarios, Post-Copenhagen Negotiations, Nanotechnology Safety Issues,Reports and Information Suggested for Review, New Website Addresses Conflict-sensitive Conservation, Measuring Progress in Conflict Environments: A Metrics Framework,Repository of Multilateral Environmental Agreements, New Reports on Sustainability and Climate Change.


Descriptors :   *ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION , *CLIMATE , *MILITARY FORCES(UNITED STATES) , *OCEAN ENVIRONMENTS , *ECOSYSTEMS , TOXICITY , ORGANOMETALLIC COMPOUNDS , OPTICAL COMMUNICATIONS , MINING ENGINEERING , WATER TREATMENT , PURIFICATION , HEATING , ORGANIC MATERIALS , MELTING , EUROPEAN UNION , POLLUTANTS , CLEANING , FOOD , OCEAN BOTTOM , ARTILLERY AMMUNITION , UNDERWATER , GLACIERS , NANOTECHNOLOGY , NATURAL DISASTERS , TECHNOLOGY ASSESSMENT , ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT , AIR POLLUTION , STRATEGIC ANALYSIS , GLOBAL , RADIATION , COMPUTERIZED SIMULATION , SAFETY


Subject Categories : Meteorology
      Military Forces and Organizations
      Solid Wastes Pollution and Control
      Water Pollution and Control
      Environmental Health and Safety


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE