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Challenge of Global Hazards for the Future

Climate change has implications for economic growth, human security and social well being,
especially for the poorest people and most marginalised people.

Water Shortages:
Populations are increasing and placing demands on water supplies for agriculture and industry. Water
demands could rise by 50%,…

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Food Insecurity:
Food security means population having access to enough food for an active, healthy life.
Food insecurity results from either a lack of available food due to physical factors such as climate, or
where there is adequate food available but the community or individual is too poor to access…

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Renewable Energy Projects:
Large scale renewable energy projects such as the Three Gorges Dam in China have many
environmental negatives as well as the positives of providing large quantities of `green' electricity,
controlling floods on the River Yangtze.
Biofuel crops provide renewable energy but take up vast amounts of land…


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