[fyeg_gen-l] Fwd: A Book for the UN Climate Summit on: Facing Global Environmental Change

Devin Bahceci devin.bahceci at gmail.com
Tue Sep 22 17:49:01 CEST 2009


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From: Hans Guenter Brauch <brauch at onlinehome.de>
Date: Mon, Sep 21, 2009 at 7:04 PM
Subject: A Book for the UN Climate Summit on: Facing Global Environmental
To: Climate Change Info Mailing List <climate-l at lists.iisd.ca>

*P**eace Research and European Security Studies (AFES-PRESS) e.V.*

PD Dr. Hans Günter Brauch, Alte Bergsteige 47, 74821 Mosbach, Germany, 21
September 2009

( 49-6261-12912  2 49-6261-15695  :  afes [at] afes-press.de

¾ http://www.afes-press.de and http://www.afes-press-books.de/

Dear friends and colleagues,

* *

*A Book for the UN Climate Summit on: Facing Global Environmental Change *

* *

This huge book of 100 chapters and over 1 million words co-edited by:

Hans Günter Brauch, Úrsula Oswald Spring, John Grin, Czeslaw Mesjasz,
Patricia Kameri-Mbote, Navnita Chadha Behera, Béchir Chourou, Heinz
Krummenacher (Eds.): Facing Global Environmental Change: Environ­men­tal,
Human, Energy, Food, Health and Water Security Concepts . He­xa­gon Series
on Human and Envi­ronmental Security and Peace, vol. 4 (Berlin – Heidel­berg
– New York: Sprin­ger-Verlag, 2009).

was launched during UN-CSD at the UN headquarters by an Under
Secretary-General of the United Nation by two permanent Representatives and
by two co-editors from Nigeria, Mexico and Germany. This book launch is now
fully documented with nine podcasts, the text of the speeches and important
background information at these two websites:

*UNU-ONY:* <


*The book is introduced with forewords by:*

·         Rajendra K. Pachauri, chairman of the Intergovernmental Panel on
Climate Change (IPCC)

·         Achim Steiner, Executive Director of the United Nations
Environment Programme (UNEP) and Under-Secretary General of the United

·         Joy Ogwu, Permanent Representative of the Federal Republic of
Nigeria to the United Nations in New York

·         Stavros Dimas, European Commissioner for the Environment

*It contains preface essays by: *

·         Luc Gnacadja, Executive Secretary, Secretariat, United Nations
Convention to Combat Desertification

·         Salvano Briceño, Director, Secretariat of the International
Strategy for Disaster Reduction (UN/ISDR)

·         Michael Zammit Cutajar. Former Executive Secretary, UNFCCC, Hon.
Amb. for Climate Change, Malta

·         Vandana Shiva, recipient of the Right Livelihood Award (Alternate
Nobel Price) in 1993

*This second vol. of  an environmental security handbook addresses in 10
parts issues of:*


-       Global Environmental Change (chap. 1-14)

-       Natural hazards (chap. 15-22)

-       Energy Security Concepts and Issues (chap. 23-32)

-       Food Security Concepts and Issues (chap. 3-35)

-       Livelihood and Health Security Concepts and Issues (chap. 36-40)

-       Water Security Concepts and Issues (chap. 41-58)

-       Environ­men­tal Concepts and Issues (chap. 59-73 )

-       Human and Gender Security Concepts and Issues (chap. 74-96)

-       From Knowledge to Action and Policy Outlook (ch.97-100)

* *

*ISBN: 978-3-540-68487-9 (Print) **
ISBN: 978-3-540-68488-6 (Online**) *

*DOI 10.1007/978-3-540-68488-6*

* *

The book is presented in detail at: <

The first printing was sold out in six weeks but a reprint is now available
again from Springer at: <

The list of contents and a flyer are attached for your convenience.

With kind regards

Peace Research and European Security Studies (AFES-PRESS) e.V.

Hans Günter Brauch

Alte Bergsteige 47,

74821 Mosbach, Germany

afes at afes-press.de

phone: + 49-6261-12912
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