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Author Lippert, Tyler H., author.

Title NATO, climate change, and international security : a risk governance approach / Tyler H. Lippert.

Published Cham, Switzerland : Palgrave Macmillan, [2019]


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 1 online resource.
Series Springer Social Sciences 2019 English+International
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Intro; Contents; 1 Introduction; Introduction; Increasing Importance; Research Aims and Objectives; Abbreviations; Scope of the Analysis; Overview of the Book; 2 Literature Review; Introduction; Climate Change and Security Consequences; Weakened States; What Are the Implications?; Critical Aspects of Climate Change; The Critical Role of the Arctic; Trans-boundary and International Risk; Empirical Models of Climate Security; Critique and Discussion of the Empirical Literature; Conclusions; 3 Taking Stock of the Situation: NATO; Introduction; NATO's Big Picture-What Future?
Historical Development and Transformation of NATONATO, Climate, and the Environment; NATO and Middle East/North Africa; NATO and the Arctic; Creation of NATO's Emerging Security Challenges Division; NATO Foresight Efforts: The Future Security Environment; NATO ACT Strategic Foresight Analysis; NATO ACT-Framework for Future Alliance Operations; Instability Situations-(Hazards); Access and Use of Global Commons Challenged; Disruptive Impact of Mass Migration; Large-Scale Disaster; Review & Critique of the Instability Situations
To What Extent Do the NATO ACT Instability Situations Represent NATO Perspective?Conclusions; 4 Methodology and Context; Introduction; Why Risk Governance? NATO and Climate Security Risk; The IRGC Risk Governance Framework; Summary of Characteristics: NATO, Climate Security, and Risk Governance; Previous Application of the IRGC Risk Governance Framework; Risk Governance: Institutions and Context; The Institutional Structures; Climate Policies and Plans: NATO Militaries and Defense Ministries; The Context of NATO Decision-Making: Consensus and the Silence Procedure
NATO in the Context of a New EnvironmentThe Potential for Confoundedness; Conclusions; 5 A Risk Governance Case Study; Introduction; Phase 1: Pre-assessment; Risk (or, Problem) Framing; Early Warning; Screening; Scientific Conventions; NATO's Ability to Perform Pre-assessment; Phase 2: Risk Appraisal; Risk Assessment; Complexity; Uncertainty; Ambiguity; Concern Assessment; NATO's Ability to Perform Risk Appraisal; Phase 3: Tolerability and Acceptability Judgment; Risk Characterization and Evaluation: Climate and Security for NATO; Risk Characterization; Risk Evaluation
NATO's Ability to Perform Tolerability and AcceptabilityPhase 4: Risk Management; NATO's Ability to Perform Risk Management; Risk Communication; NATO's Ability to Perform Risk Communication; Conclusions; 6 Major Findings; Introduction; Findings: Climate Change and International Security: NATO's Risk Governance; Pre-assessment; Framing Climate Security Risk; Risk Appraisal; Risk Characterization and Evaluation (Tolerability Judgment); Risk Management; Recommendations: A Basis for Prospective Risk Management Options; Adaptation; Mitigation; Discussion: Assessment of the IRGC Framework
Other author SpringerLink issuing body.
Subject North Atlantic Treaty Organization.
Climatic changes -- Political aspects -- 21st century.
Security, International -- Environmental aspects -- 21st century.
Electronic books.
ISBN 9783030145606 (electronic bk.)
3030145603 (electronic bk.)