This book examines the emerging environmental stresses on coastal areas of the Indian Ocean and the resulting challenges confronting coastal planners and decision makers in a warming world.

Exploiting Natural Resources: Growth, Instability, and Conflict in the Middle East and Asia presents views on the unsustainable exploitation of three key natural resources - forests, water, and extractable minerals - from the Middle East, South and Southeast Asia.

In order to negotiate effectively on an international regime for climate change, US policymakers must have an accurate understanding of the constraints and considerations that determine the negotiating positions of key countries. India plays a pivotal role in these efforts.

A recent analytical report examining the multiple challenges that global climate change raises for the management of shared freshwater resources.Assesses the prospective risks to human security and explores how policies and institutions can evolve to ensure sustainable water supplies in a warming world.