Contextualization of Global Environmental Change.- Introduction: Facing Global Environmental Change and Sectorialization of Security.- The International System, Great Powers, and Environmental Change since 1900.- The Millennium Ecosystem Assessment: Securing Interactions between Ecosystems, Ecosystem Services and Human Well-being.- Securitization of Global Environmental Change.- Securitizing Global Environmental Change.- Natural Climatic Variations in the Holocene: Past Impacts on Cultural History, Human Welfare and Crisis.- Climate Change Impacts on the Environment and Civilization in the Near East.- Human Security, Climate Change and Small Islands.- Redefining Sustainability: A Policy Tool for Environmental Security and Desertification.- Societal Impacts of Desertification: Migration and Environmental Refugees?.- Desertification in Algeria: Policies and Measures for the Protection of Natural Resources.- Securitizing Water.- Changing Population Size and Distribution as a Security Concern.- Life on the Edge: Urban Social Vulnerability and Decentralized, Citizen-Based Disaster Risk Reduction in Four Large Cities of the Pacific Rim.- Policy Dimensions of Human Security and Vulnerability Challenges. The Case of Urban India.- Securitization of Extreme Natural and Societal Outcomes.- Interactions between Conflict and Natural Hazards: Swords, Ploughshares, Earthquakes, Floods and Storms.- AIDS as a Human Security Challenge.- Conflict and HIV/AIDS: Quantitative Analysis.- Preparing for Low-Frequency, Extreme Natural Hazards: Contributing to Human Security by Enhancing ‘Freedom from Hazard Impact’.- Environmental Refugees and Environmental Distress Migration as a Security Challenge for India and Bangladesh.- Environmental Scarcities and Civil Violence.- Linkages Between Sub-national and International Water Conflicts: The Eastern Nile Basin.- Extractive Industries and the Environmental Aspects of International Security.- Energy Security for the 21st Century.- Energy Security: Conceptualization of the International Energy Agency (IEA).- Scenarios of Energy Demand and Supply until 2100: Implications for Energy Security.- Projections of Fossil Energy Reserves and Supply until 2050 (2100): Implications for Longer-term Energy Supply Security.- Technical and Economic Potentials of Biomass until 2050: Regional Relevance for Energy Security.- Solar Energy on a Global Scale: Its Impact on Security.- Solar Energy as a Key for Power and Water in the Middle East and North Africa.- Energy Security in the Arab World.- Turkey: Energy Security and Central Asia: The Politics and Economics of the So-called Great Game.- Towards a Sustainable Energy System for Africa: An African Perspective on Energy Security.- Energy Security: Economic, Environmental, and Societal Opportunity for the North – Potential of Renewables to Avoid Conflicts?.- Food Security for the 21st Century.- Food as a New Human and Livelihood Security Challenge.- Governance of Food Security in the 21st Century.- A Research Strategy to Secure Energy, Water, and Food via Developing Sustainable Land and Water Management in Turkey.- Livelihood and Health Security for the 21st Century.- Sustainable Livelihood Security. Evolution and Application.- Global Health Security: The WHO Response to Outbreaks Past and Future.- Health and Human Security in the 21st Century.- AIDS – Challenge to Health Security in Africa: Politics in Africa and Case Study on Botswana.- Health and Poverty as Challenges for Human Security: Two Case Studies on Northern Vietnam and Bangladesh.- Water Security for the 21st Century.- Global Trade: Balancing Existing and Future Regional Water Resource Deficits.- Water Wars in India.- Sustainability of Environmental Regimes: The Mekong River Commission.- Water Scarcity and Political Wrangling: Security in the Euphrates and Tigris Basin.- Water Resources in the Arab World: A Case Study on Jordan.- ‘New Security Thinking’ in Israeli-Palestinian Water Relations.- Functional Water Cooperation in the Jordan River Basin: Spillover or Spillback for Political Security?.- Water and Food Security in the River Nile Basin: Perspectives of the Government and NGOs in Egypt.- Water and Food Security in the Nile River Basin: Perspectives of Governments and NGOs of Upstream Countries.- Water and Security in Sub-Saharan Africa: Emerging Concepts and their Implications for Effective Water Resource Management in the Southern African Region.- Water Security in the Senegal River Basin: Water Cooperation and Water Conflicts.- The Centrality of Water Regime Formation for Water Security in West Africa: An Analysis of the Volta Basin.- Success and Failure in International River Basin Management – The Case of Southern Africa.- Can ‘Integrated Water Resources Management’ Silence Malthusian Concerns? The Case of Central Asia.- Environmental Security in Central Asia and the Caspian Region: Aral and Caspian Seas.- The Central Asian Water Regime as an Instrument for Crisis Prevention.- Water Resource Management for Improving Environmental Security and Rural Livelihoods in the Irrigated Amu Darya Lowlands.- Water Security in Times of Armed Conflicts.- Environmental Security Concepts and Debates.- Environmental Security Concepts Revisited During the First Three Phases (1983-2006).- Environmental Security: Academic and Policy Debates in North America.- The Debate on Ecological Security in Russia, Belarus and Ukraine.- Linking Knowledge Systems for Socio-ecological Security.- Environmental Security in Northeast Asia.- Environmental Security in the Arab World.- In the Name of Security: In the Name of Peace – Environmental Schizophrenia and the Security Discourse in Israel / Palestine.- Security and Environment and the Israel-Palestine Conflict.- Conceptualization and Debate on Environmental and Human Security in Palestine.- Environmental Scarcity, Insecurity and Conflict: The Cases of Uganda, Rwanda, Ethiopia and Burundi.- Environmental Security in Sub-Sahara Africa: Global and Regional Environmental Security Concepts and Debates Revisited.- The Brazilian Amazon in an Environmental Security and Social Conflict Framework.- Politics of Environment in the Caucasus Conflict Zone: From Nationalizing Politics to Conflict Resolution.- Environmental Security in the Asia-Pacific Region: Contrasting Problems, Places, and Prospects.- Security at the Poles: The Arctic and Antarctic.- Human and Gender Security Concepts and Debates.- Human Security Concepts in Policy and Science.- The Human Security Network: A Global North-South Coalition.- Theoretical Perspective on Human Security: A South Asian View.- Horizontal and Vertical Extension of International Security: A Human Security Approach.- Human Security in the Arab World: A Perspective from the Maghreb.- Human Security Concepts, Approaches and Debates in Southeast Asia.- Human Security in Sub-Saharan Africa.- Human Security in Central America.- Human Security: A South American Perspective.- Human Security in North America: A Canadian Perspective.- Human Security Initiatives of Japan.- Human Security: International Discourses and Local Reality – Case of Mali.- Enhancing Human Rights – A Contribution to Human Security.- Natural Disasters, Vulnerability and Human Security.- Environment as an Element of Human Security in Southeast Asia: Case Study on the Thai Tsunami.- The Impossibility of Securitizing Gender vis à vis ‘Engendering’ Security.- A HUGE Gender Security Approach: Towards Human, Gender, and Environmental Security.- Human Security and the Governmentality of Neo-liberal Mobility: A Feminist Perspective.- Gender Security in South East Asia and Trafficking of Children for Sexual Exploitation in Central America: HUGE Security Challenges.- Do Disasters Discriminate? A Human Security Analysis of the Impact of the Tsunami in India, Sri Lanka and of the Kashmir Earthquake in Pakistan.- Failed Narco-state or a Human Security Failure? Ethical and Methodological Ruptures with a Traditional Read of the Afghan Quagmire.- Relevance of Human and Environmental Security Concepts for the Military Services: A Perspective of a Former Chief of Staff.- Towards a Human Security-Based Early Warning and Response System.- Conclusions: From Knowledge to Action and Policy Outlook.- Methods and Techniques of Remote Sensing to Contribute to Security in Tropical Rain Forests.- Linking Anthropocene, HUGE and HESP: Fourth Phase of Environmental Security Research.- Towards Sustainable Peace for the 21st Century.- Summary and Results: Facing Global Environmental Change and Sectorialization of Security.