Accession Number:

ADA526919

Title:

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

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

FEDERATION OF UN ASSOCIATIONS WASHINGTON DC MILLENNIUM PROJECT

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2007-10-01

Pagination or Media Count:

23.0

Abstract:

CONTENTS Item 1. Environmental Security Focus of the Nobel Peace Prize for 2007. Item 2. Space-based Solar Power Has Significant Environmental Security Potential. Item 3. France Could Add Teeth to the Kyoto Protocol. Item 4. President Putin Cites Environmental Security as Key Criterion for Caspian Energy Projects. Item 5. To Join the EU, Balkan Countries Should Increase Environmental Efforts. Item 6. UN Secretary-General on the International Day for Preventing the Exploitation of the Environment in War and Armed Conflict. Item 7. Call for Global Ban on Lead-based Paints. Item 8. Updates on Previously Identified Issues 8.1 Destruction of Chemical Weapons and Potential Proliferation. 8.2 EU Advances the Inclusion of Airlines into the Emissions Trading System to 2010. 8.3 EC Enforces Compliance of National Legislation with EU Environmental Regulations. 8.4 EU Integrated Maritime Policy. 8.5 China May Restructure Environmental Effort. 8.6 Polar Regions. 8.7 Global Displacement and Migrations. 8.8 Climate Change. 8.9 Nanotechnology safety. Item 9. Reports Suggested for Review 9.1 Bioviolence. 9.2 GEO-4. 9.3 Human Ecological Footprint Increasing. 9.4 Demographics and Destiny. 9.5 Asias Progress Jeopardized by Environmental Degradation. Item 10. Green Initiatives 10.1 Green Un-building Becomes Major Environmental Goal. 10.2 Green Information Technology Is Forecast as 2008 Top IT Strategy. 10.3 New Biological Discovery Should Bring More Efficient Water Treatment

Subject Categories:

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

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE