OJPS  Vol.5 No.2 , March 2015
The African State and Environmental Management: A Review of Climate and Human Security
ABSTRACT
Climate Change is a pressing human security issue. It can create and increase risk and vulnerability for many people in many regions, most especially those people for whom themselves and their state and sub-state systems leave them least able to respond. This paper examines the existing and potential impacts of climate change on human Security, and finally provides the way forward to addressing the challenges of climate change on human security.

Cite this paper
Ome, E. and Casimir, A. (2015) The African State and Environmental Management: A Review of Climate and Human Security. Open Journal of Political Science, 5, 109-114. doi: 10.4236/ojps.2015.52013.
References
[1]   Albala-Bertrand, J. M. (2000). Responses to Complex Humanitarian Emergencies and Natural Disasters: An Analytical Comparison. Third World Quarterly, 21, 215.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/01436590050004328

[2]   Berkhout, F. (2005). Rationales for Adaptation in EU Climate Change Policies. Climate Change, 5, 377.

[3]   Bohle, H., Downing, T., & Watts, M. (1995). Climate Change and Social Vulnerability: Toward a Sociology and Geography of Food Insecurity. Global Environmental Change, 4, 37.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/0959-3780(94)90020-5

[4]   Brown, O., Hammill, A., & McLeman, R. (2007). Climate Change: The New Security Threat. International Affairs, 83, 1141.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1468-2346.2007.00678.x

[5]   Folke, C. (2006). Resilience: The Emergence of a Perspective for Social-Ecological Systems Analyses. Global Environmental Change, 16, 253.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.gloenvcha.2006.04.002

[6]   Lie, J. (2007). Global Climate Change and the Politics of Disaster. Sustainable Science, 2, 233.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11625-007-0026-9

[7]   O’Brien, K. L., & Leichenko, R. M. (2006). Climate Change, Equity and Human Security. Die Erde, 137, 165.

[8]   Reuveny, R. (2007). Climate Change Induced Migration and Violent Conflict. Political Geography, 26, 656.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.polgeo.2007.05.001

[9]   Scheffran, J. (2008). Climate Change and Security. Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, 64, 19.
http://dx.doi.org/10.2968/064002007

 
 
Top