International Seminar on Planetary Emergencies - 42nd Session

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R. Ragaini
World Scientific, 2010 - Business & Economics - 891 pages
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The Erice International Seminars are multidisciplinary seminars attended by over 100 eminent participants from all fields of Science. Each year, a few scientific issues are selected and experts are invited to present contrasting views during the plenary multidisciplinary sessions of the Seminar, followed by general debates. These sessions offer a unique opportunity for specialists to enlarge their fields of vision by being confronted to the ideas and suggestions from high level scientists in complementary domains of science. Associated workshops allow the experts to further refine and process the ideas evoked during the seminar. This year's topics are focused on the World Energy Crisis and more specifically on the Essential Technologies for Moderating Climate Change and Improving Energy Security and for Energy & Limits of Development. We also concentrated on Managing the Challenges of Climate Change, Energy Security and Pollution in Asian Countries. On Global Monitoring of the Planet we have focused on the Climate Change issues and specifically on the Sensitivity of Climate to Additional CO2 as indicated by Water Cycle Feedback Issues, Climate Uncertainties Addressed by Satellites, and the Basic Mathematics Needed for All Models. In Information Security we focused on Cyber Conflict and Cyber Stability. For Pollution and Medicine we focused on the Revolution in the Environmental Health Sciences and the Emergence of Green Chemistry.
  

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Contents

CYBER CONFLICTS AND CYBER STABILITYFINDING A PATH TO CYBER PEACE
83
INTEGRATING ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH RESEARCH AND CHEMICAL INNOVATION
121
ESSENTIAL TECHNOLOGIES FOR MODERATING CLIMATE CHANGE AND IMPROVING ENERGY SECURITY
149
GLOBAL WARMING AND GREENHOUSE GASES
311
ADVANCED TECHNOLOGIES AND STRATEGIES IN CHINA FOR MEETING THE ENERGY ENVIRONMENT AND ECONOMY PREDICAME...
327
SIGNIFICANT CLIMATE UNCERTAINTIES ADDRESSED BY SATELLITES
405
SENSITIVITY OF CLIMATE TO ADDITIONAL CO2 AS INDICATED BY WATER CYCLE FEEDBACK ISSUES
429
MA THEMA TICS PHYSICS AND CLIMATE
469
12 WFS GENERAL MEETING PMP REPORTSDEBATE AND CONCLUSIONS
549
13 INFORMATION SECURITY PANEL MEETING
611
14 LIMITS OF DEVELOPMENT PANEL MEETING
625
15 MITIGATION OF TERRORIST ATTACKS MEETING
645
16 ENERGY PANEL MEETING
709
17 GREEN CHEMISTRY WORKSHOP
719
18 AIDS AND INFECTIOUS DISEASES
773
19 SEMINAR PARTICIPANTS
781

WINDBLOWN DUST
495
WMD PROLIFERATIONENERGY OF THE FUTUREMATHEMATICS DEMOCRACY
509
20 ETTORE MAJORANA ERICE SCIENCE FOR PEACE PRIZE SCIENTIFIC SESSION Why Science is Needed for the Culture of the Third Millen...
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