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Climate Change and Adoption Strategies – A Report from the Republic of Serbia

  • Vesela RadovicEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the NATO Science for Peace and Security Series C: Environmental Security book series (NAPSC)

Abstract

This paper deals with global climate change, which is one of the most pressing environmental, economic, political and social issues of the world. Serbia is no exception, and there is obvious evidence about climate changes in Serbia. The paper presents the way the Serbian Government approaches the Kyoto Protocol, following an approach similar to the EU and the accepted policy of the world. Legislation presented at the beginning of the paper shows the results of these activities. A short overview of climate change impacts on certain business sectors is presented later in the paper. The greatest challenge for Serbia is to find an appropriate response to frequent hydrometeorological events which impact the health and the safety of population and society as a whole. Despite the negative impacts of the global economic crisis, it is expected that the international community will be a confident partner for the Serbian Government in the future as it was many times before.

Keywords

Climate change Legislation Weather related disasters Impacts Emergency situations 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Faculty for Environmental Protection and Corporative ResponsibilitiesEducons UniversitySremska KamenicaSerbia

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