India, Climate Change and Security in South Asia

Published By: The Center for Climate and Security | Published Date: May, 03 , 2017

South Asia faces a wide array of social, political, and economic issues that already threaten security in the region. The region has a history of border disputes, sectarian violence, and government corruption. In addition, population increases continue to stress the growing problems associated with urbanization, such as poor sanitation, the spread of disease, resource allocation, and meeting energy demands. The region is also particularly vulnerable to the effects of climate change. In this context, climate change could exacerbate existing insecurities in South Asia, and potentially heighten the likelihood of instability.

Author(s): David Antos | Posted on: Aug 09, 2017 | Views() | Download (267)

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