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Author Lee, James R., 1951-

Title Climate change and armed conflict : hot and cold wars / James R. Lee
Published London : Routledge, 2009

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Description viii, 180 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Series Routledge studies in peace and conflict resolution
Routledge studies in peace and conflict resolution.
Contents 1. The Climate Change War -- Climate change will do more than just raise the temperature -- The expanding Equatorial Tension Belt and the emerging Polar Tension Belt -- Hot Wars and Cold Wars -- Optimists and pessimists, realists and idealists -- 2. A brief history of climate change and conflict -- Holocene Warming Period -- Medieval Climate Optimum -- Little Ice Age -- Anthropogene Warming Period -- The evolving role of climate change and conflict in history -- 3. Climate change and conflict trends -- The evidence for and forecasts of climate change -- Extrapolating conflict trends -- Regions for future climate change and conflict -- Climate change, conflict regions, and lessons -- 4. Scenarios of climate change and conflict -- Scenarios of climate change and conflict -- Comparing future cases -- 5. Climate change, conflict, and political choices -- The politics and geopolitics of climate change and conflict -- Learning to live with climate change and conflict -- Five conclusions
Notes Formerly CIP. Uk
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Climatic changes -- Political aspects.
War -- Environmental aspects.
LC no. 2009007744
ISBN 0415778697 (hbk.)
9780415778695 (hbk.)