APHDR Technical Background Paper 2012/12 - Climate Change Fuelling Resource-Based Conflicts in the Asia-Pacific

This paper aims to present a background to resource-based conflicts and how they may be influenced by climate change in the Asia Pacific region. In so doing, this paper first examines the relationship between security, natural resources, and climate change. Second, this paper looks specifically at this issue in the Asia-Pacific region, presenting case studies from South and West Asia, East Asia, and the Pacific. The paper also presents an appraisal of existing address of this issue and explores options for future action that may underpin peace and security in a climate change context at local and international levels.

Unit: Human Development
Year: 2013
Category: Research and Policy Series
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File: HDR-2013-APHDR-TBP-12.pdf

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