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Title: Global climate change and international security. Report on a conference held at Argonne National Laboratory, May 8--10, 1991

On May 8--10, 1991, the Midwest Consortium of International Security Studies (MCISS) and Argonne National Laboratory cosponsored a conference on Global Climate Change and International Security. The aim was to bring together natural and social scientists to examine the economic, sociopolitical, and security implications of the climate changes predicted by the general circulation models developed by natural scientists. Five themes emerged from the papers and discussions: (1) general circulation models and predicted climate change; (2) the effects of climate change on agriculture, especially in the Third World; (3) economic implications of policies to reduce greenhouse gas emissions; (4) the sociopolitical consequences of climate change; and (5) the effect of climate change on global security.
Authors:
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
10135489
Report Number(s):
ANL/RP--75587
ON: DE92010868
DOE Contract Number:
W-31109-ENG-38
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Resource Relation:
Other Information: PBD: [1991]
Research Org:
Argonne National Lab., IL (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE, Washington, DC (United States)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
29 ENERGY PLANNING, POLICY AND ECONOMY; 58 GEOSCIENCES; CLIMATIC CHANGE; GEOGRAPHY; NATIONAL SECURITY; GREENHOUSE GASES; CLIMATE MODELS; SOCIO-ECONOMIC FACTORS; GOVERNMENT POLICIES; ECONOMETRICS; MATHEMATICAL MODELS; AGRICULTURE; ENVIRONMENTAL EFFECTS; PLANNING; INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION; PROBABILISTIC ESTIMATION; BIOSPHERE 290301; 580000; REGIONAL AND GLOBAL ENVIRONMENTAL ASPECTS; GEOSCIENCES