Accession Number:

ADA526918

Title:

Worldwide Emerging Environmental Issues Affecting the U.S. Military. March 2010

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

FEDERATION OF UN ASSOCIATIONS WASHINGTON DC MILLENNIUM PROJECT

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2010-03-01

Pagination or Media Count:

26.0

Abstract:

CONTENTS Item 1. UN Panel Meeting on World Water Day to Discuss How to Avoid Water Wars. Item 2. Nanomaterials Guidelines Adopted by 53 African Countries. Item 3. UN Economic Commission for Europe Adopts Electric and Hybrid Vehicle Regulations. Item 4. Iran and Qatar Sign Environmental MOU. Item 5. Thailand, Other Asian Countries, May Tighten Environmental Regulations. Item 6. Technological Advances with Environmental Security Implications 6.1 Desalination Reverse Osmosis Improved by Ion Concentration Polarization. 6.2 New Detection and Cleanup Techniques. 6.3 Increasing Energy Efficiency Technologies. Item 7. Updates on Previously Identified Issues 7.1 Maritime Environmental Protection. 7.2 European Agency for the Cooperation of Energy Regulators. 7.3 New UN Satellite Standards to Help in Natural Disaster Situations. 7.4 Dialogues for Creating a Northeast Asia Nuclear Weapon-Free Zone. 7.5 New Measures to Continue the Fight against Biodiversity Loss. 7.6 Two New Pesticides Added to the Rotterdam Convention on the Prior Informed Consent PIC Watch List. 7.7 Factors to Consider in Establishing and Operating Marine Protected Areas. 7.8 Arctic. 7.9 Climate Change. 7.10 Nanotechnology Safety

Subject Categories:

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

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE