Accession Number:

ADA526940

Title:

Worldwide Emerging Environmental Issues Affecting the U.S. Military. July 2010 Report

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

FEDERATION OF UN ASSOCIATIONS WASHINGTON DC MILLENNIUM PROJECT

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2010-07-01

Pagination or Media Count:

24.0

Abstract:

Partial contents China is Now the Largest Energy Consumer in the World, China Applies for Seabed Mining Permit in Search for New Mineral Resources, EU Parliament Adopts Restrictions on Nanoproducts, The Protocol on Strategic Environmental Assessment to the UNECE Espoo Convention Entered into Force on July 11, 2010, UN Official Calls to Securitize the Ground as part of Human Security Ecuador to Join the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea, Coal-fired Power Plants under Fire, Technological Advances with Environmental Security Implications, New Optical Link Facilitates Exploration of the Underwater Environment, New Metal-Organic Frameworks MOFs Give Greatly Improved CO2 Storage, New Detection and Cleanup Techniques, Increasing Energy Efficiency Technologies, Updates on Previously Identified Issues, Updates of the Rome Statute Include Amendments on the Crime of Aggression and Expansion of Criminalizing the Use of Certain Weapons in Non-international Conflicts, Progress on International Environmental Governance, High cancer rates in Fallujah, Iraq New Study Raises Questions on Environmental Damage from Bombardments, Artillery Training Charges Pose Environmental Asbestos Threat, Public Interest Environmental Suits Increasing, Study Indicts Swimming Pool Disinfectants for Toxic Effects from Byproducts, Climate Change, Scientific Evidence and Natural Disasters, Food and Water Security, Migration, Adaptation, Computer Modeling and Scenarios, Post-Copenhagen Negotiations, Nanotechnology Safety Issues,Reports and Information Suggested for Review, New Website Addresses Conflict-sensitive Conservation, Measuring Progress in Conflict Environments A Metrics Framework,Repository of Multilateral Environmental Agreements, New Reports on Sustainability and Climate Change.

Subject Categories:

  • Meteorology
  • Military Forces and Organizations
  • Solid Wastes and Pollution and Control
  • Water Pollution and Control
  • Environmental Health and Safety

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE