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Disaster Security
Using Intelligence and Military Planning for Energy and Environmental Risks

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  • Date Published: March 2019
  • availability: In stock
  • format: Hardback
  • isbn: 9781108472357

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  • This book is for a broad audience of practitioners, policymakers, scholars, and anyone interested in scenarios, simulations, and disaster planning. Readers are led through several different planning scenarios that have been developed over several years under the auspices of the US Department of Energy, the US Air Force, and continued work at GlobalInt LLC. These scenarios present different security challenges and their potential cascading impacts on global systems - from the melting of glaciers in the Andes, to hurricanes in New York and Hawaii, and on to hybrid disasters, cyberoperations and geoengineering. The book provides a concise and up-to-date overview of the 'lessons learned', with a focus on innovative solutions to the world's pressing energy and environmental security challenges.

    • Approaches a pressing topic in a new way, by presenting the inside story of how intelligence and military organizations plan for climate change and other environmental disasters
    • Describes complex topics in an accessible and approachable way
    • Provides concrete examples and lessons learned: the book is not overly theoretical, and it provides detailed narratives of how planning took place, and acknowledges both what went right and what went wrong
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    Product details

    • Date Published: March 2019
    • format: Hardback
    • isbn: 9781108472357
    • length: 248 pages
    • dimensions: 235 x 157 x 15 mm
    • weight: 0.53kg
    • contains: 5 maps
    • availability: In stock
  • Table of Contents

    1. Towards disaster security
    2. Environmental disasters and risk assessment
    3. Scenario planning and complex scenario approach
    4. From Lima to New York
    5. From Pearl Harbor to Pearl Harbor
    6. Beyond scenarios: wargames, simulations, and net assessment
    7. Hybrid disasters and security
    8. Obstacles and opportunities
    9. Planning for the uncertain future
    Bibliography
    Index.

  • Authors

    Chad M. Briggs, The Johns Hopkins University
    Chad M. Briggs is Strategy Director at GlobalInt LLC and an adjunct faculty member at Johns Hopkins University. He has been a Fulbright professor in Budapest and Berlin, a senior advisor to the US Department of Energy, and Minerva Chair and Professor of Energy and Environmental Security at the Air University of the US Air Force at Maxwell Air Force Base. Dr Briggs specializes in the use of scientific information in environmental and security policy. In recent years he has been a defense and security consultant in Kosovo, and cooperates with the Ukrainian Army on hybrid war strategies.

    Miriam Matejova, University of British Columbia, Vancouver
    Miriam Matejova is an economic advisor at Canada's Ministry of Environment, and a Ph.D. candidate at the University of British Columbia. She is a Vanier Scholar, Killam Laureate, Liu Scholar, and previously Kovler Fellow at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library. She is a recipient of numerous awards for research and leadership, and the editor of Wherever I Find Myself (2017), an anthology that was long-listed for the 2018 George Ryga Award. Matejova has worked in academia, policy making, and the non-profit sector. She has published articles on foreign intelligence, international conflict management, energy and environmental security, and global environmental activism.

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