Accession Number:

ADA526868

Title:

Worldwide Emerging Environmental Issues Affecting the U.S. Military. May 2008 Report

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

FEDERATION OF UN ASSOCIATIONS WASHINGTON DC MILLENNIUM PROJECT

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2008-05-01

Pagination or Media Count:

29.0

Abstract:

Partial contents Item 1. Environmental Damage to Be Criminalized in the EU, New International Financial Alliance to Support Biodiversity, US-Uruguay Treaty on ST Cooperation, International Convention on Cluster Munitions Adopted by 111 Countries, Indigenous Peoples Demand More Involvement in Environmental Policies, First Species declared Endangered Due to Global Warming, Technological Advances with Environmental Security Implications, New Detection and Cleanup Techniques, Technologies for Increasing Energy Efficiency, Updates on Previously Identified Issues, Nonproliferation Treaty Deadlock Continues,European Parliament Passed Resolution Calling for Global Ban of DU Weapons, New Mechanisms for Enforcing Biosafety and Biological Diversity Treaties, IMO Sets New Limits on Ship Fuel Pollution, EU Airline Carbon Trading to Start in 2011-a Year Earlier than Planned, Arctic Issues Still at the Debate Stage, Canada Prepares to Ban More Chemicals, Reactive Nitrogen Beginning To Be Recognized As Environmental Hazard, Climate Change, Natural Disasters, Food and Water Security, Melting Glaciers and Sea Ice, Rising Sea Levels, Computer Modeling, Post-Kyoto Negotiations, Nanotechnology Safety Issues, Reports and Sources Suggested for Review, Twenty Years of Environmental Security, Tools for Improving Water, Sanitation and Hygiene, Improved Database for Stormwater Best Management Practice.

Subject Categories:

  • Meteorology
  • Ecology
  • Solid Wastes and Pollution and Control
  • Water Pollution and Control
  • Environmental Health and Safety

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE