Accession Number:

ADA526886

Title:

Worldwide Emerging Environmental Issues Affecting the U.S. Military. December 2007 Report

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

FEDERATION OF UN ASSOCIATIONS WASHINGTON DC MILLENNIUM PROJECT

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2007-12-01

Pagination or Media Count:

20.0

Abstract:

Partial contents Bali Roadmap Sets Framework for Post-Kyoto Negotiations, UN General Assembly Adopts Global Forest Agreement, New European Environmental Regulations, European Commission Proposed Binding Legislation for Vehicle Emissions Cuts, European Parliament Passed the Fine Particles Air Quality Directive, European Parliament Passed the Marine Strategy Directive, Technological Breakthroughs with Environmental Security Implications, New Detection and Cleanup Technologies, New Technique Promises Ultra-sensitive Biosensors, EU Launches Mobile Carbon Tracking, Increasing Energy Efficiency Technologies, Energy-free Glow Material, Dye-sensitized Solar Cells Offer Shorter Energy Payback Time, Nanotech Lithium-Ion Battery Material Promises 10 Capacity Increase., New Nanohybrid Plastic Is Stronger and More Biodegradable, Possible Risk with Bisphenol A Receiving Increased Attention, Bottled Water Becomes Target of Environmentalists, Updates on Previously Identified Issues, OSCE-NATO Workshop on Environmental Security in the Mediterranean, Progress for Enforcing Biological Weapons Convention, Climate Change, Intensified Disasters, Melting Glaciers and Sea Ice, Rising Sea Levels, Food Security, Adaptation, New ISO Standard on Sustainable Building, Nanotechnology Safety Issues, Reports Suggested for Review, Security Risk due to Climate Change, Modern Warfare Increasingly Harmful to the Environment, Chinas Energy Conditions and Policies,White Paper.

Subject Categories:

  • Meteorology
  • Government and Political Science
  • Solid Wastes and Pollution and Control
  • Water Pollution and Control
  • Environmental Health and Safety

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE