Accession Number:

ADA526669

Title:

Worldwide Emerging Environmental Issues Affecting the U.S. Military. October 2009

Descriptive Note:

Journal

Corporate Author:

WORLD FEDERATION OF UN ASSOCIATIONS WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2009-10-01

Pagination or Media Count:

26.0

Abstract:

Partial contents UN Treaty on Maritime Goods Transportation Opened for Signature,East Africa to Increase Environmental Security,Changes to Chemicals Regulatory Systems,Asian Countries to Adapt their Chemicals Regulatory Systems to EU REACH System,U.S. to Revise the Toxic Substances Control Act,EU to Introduce New Environmental Index,Technological Advances with Environmental Security Implications,New Detection and Cleanup Techniques,Increasing Energy Efficiency Technologies,Progress Announced in Methane-to-Liquid Process Development,Updates on Previously Identified Issues,Assessment and Potential Revision of Resolution 1540 on Preventing WMD Terrorism,First Simultaneous ExCOPs for Improving MEAs Synergies and Coordination,Reducing GHG Emissions Using the Montreal Protocol and other Regulatory Systems, Belgian Senate to Consider Nuclear-Weapon Ban, EU Potential New Measures For Reducing CO2 Emissions, Russia to Boost Its Space Security Program, EPA Warnings on Various Potential Health Hazards,, Climate Change, Scientific Evidence and Natural Disasters, Food and Water Security, Health, Melting Glaciers and Sea, Migration, Adaptation, Scenarios,Post-Kyoto Negotiations, Nanotechnology Safety Issues, Reports and Information Suggested for Review, Reconsidering the Rules for Space Security, U.S. Should Launch a New Biology Initiative, London Conference to Include Hazard Detection Technologies.

Subject Categories:

  • Meteorology
  • Physical and Dynamic Oceanography
  • Military Forces and Organizations
  • Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics
  • Environmental Health and Safety

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE