Accession Number:

ADA526917

Title:

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

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

FEDERATION OF UN ASSOCIATIONS WASHINGTON DC MILLENNIUM PROJECT

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2009-01-01

Pagination or Media Count:

25.0

Abstract:

CONTENTS Item 1. U.S. Policy Shift May Improve International Environmental Security. Item 2. Green Economy a Solution for Addressing the Global Economic Crisis. Item 3. European Energy Security Strategies. Item 4. Global Plan to Address Freshwater Supplies Negotiated. Item 5. The Woodrow Wilson International Center Opens Synthetic Biology Project. Item 6. Technological Advances with Environmental Security Implications 6.1 New Process Improves Water Desalination Efficiency. 6.2 Another Green Concrete Announced. 6.3 Biodegradable Plastic Bags. 6.4 Cheaper LEDs. 6.5 New Detection and Cleanups Techniques. Item 7. Updates on Previously Identified Issues 7.1 New Chemicals Considered for Toxic Lists. 7.2 New Jersey Ports Pushing for Toxic Diesels Ban. 7.3 Chemical and Biosecurity Issues. 7.4 Arctic Security and Sovereignty Debate Continues. 7.5 Greenhouse Gas Observing Satellite Could Help Enforcing Environmental Regulations. 7.6 India to Enact Regulation Curbing Plastic Bags Use. 7.7 Climate Change. Item 8. Reports Suggested for Review 8.1 State of the World 2009. 8.2 8.2 New 2009 Terminology on Disaster Risk Reduction.

Subject Categories:

  • Government and Political Science
  • Ecology
  • Environmental Health and Safety

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE