Climate Change on the Arabian Peninsula – Regional Security, Sustainability Strategies, and Research Needs

  • Dennis Kumetat
Part of the Hexagon Series on Human and Environmental Security and Peace book series (HSHES, volume 8)


In recent years, most Western governments have integrated climate change into their national security agendas. 1 These topics have also become of key interest on an international level, as can be seen in the envisaged new NATO general strategy 2 and the 2007 climate change debate in the UN Security Council.3 In June 2009, the UN General Assembly passed a resolution asking “the relevant organs of the United Nations …, to intensify their efforts in considering and addressing climate change, including its possible security implications”, and requesting that the Secretary-General submit a comprehensive report to the next General Assembly on “the possible security implications of climate change”.


Saudi Arabia Clean Development Mechanism Arabian Peninsula Clean Development Mechanism Project Regional Security 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Geography and EnvironmentLondon School of Economics and Political ScienceLondonUK

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