Climate Change, New Security Challenges and the United Nations: 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Climate Change, New Security Challenges and the United Nations

1st Edition

By Sabita Mohapatra

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332 pages | 3 B/W Illus.

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Description

Climate change affects human health in all sectors of society, both domestically & globally. The sea-level rise, changes in precipitation resulting in flooding & drought, heat waves, more intense hurricanes & storms, and degraded air quality, affect human health. This book is an attempt to unravel the new non-traditional challenges that the UN will face in coming decades if the states fail to keep the climate change fixed at the threshold of 2 degrees Celsius as agreed at the COP 21 conference in Paris by all the states results in intra and inter-state conflict.

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction 2. Climate Change and Water Security 3. Climate Change and Food Security 4. Climate Change and Health Security 5. Climate Change, Natural Disasters and UN 6. Climate Change Induced Displacement and UN 7. Role of UN in Meeting the Threats of Climate Change 8. Conclusions

About the Author

Sabita Mohapatra is at present teaching Political Science in Odisha, India.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
POL011000
POLITICAL SCIENCE / International Relations / General
POL011010
POLITICAL SCIENCE / International Relations / Diplomacy
SOC008000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Ethnic Studies / General
SOC053000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Regional Studies