A Lot of Talk, But Little Action: The Blind Spots of Nordic Environmental Security Policy

Emma Hakala, Ville Lähde, Antti Majava, Tero Toivanen, Tere Váden, Paavo Järvensivu, Jussi T. Eronen

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Despite an increasing recognition that environmental change may have implications for security, there only are few policies to address the issue. This article will look at environmental security policies in Finland and Sweden and propose ways to develop more effective measures. It relies on a three-level framework that aims to enable the identification of environmental security impacts by categorising them into local, geopolitical and structural ones. The article will examine present environmental security strategies and policies in Finland and Sweden, consider their efficacy for addressing various kinds of impacts and point out approaches that are currently missing. Based on the discussion, it argues that a comprehensive policy approach is needed to tackle environmental security impacts. This requires closer coordination and interchange between sectors as well as strategic intent. In addition, further research is needed on the structural impacts of mitigating and adapting to environmental change.
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Artikkeli2379
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Vuosikerta11
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Sivumäärä14
ISSN2071-1050
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TilaJulkaistu - 2 huhtikuuta 2019
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Hakala, Emma ; Lähde, Ville ; Majava, Antti ; Toivanen, Tero ; Váden, Tere ; Järvensivu, Paavo ; Eronen, Jussi T. / A Lot of Talk, But Little Action : The Blind Spots of Nordic Environmental Security Policy. Julkaisussa: Sustainability. 2019 ; Vuosikerta 11, Nro 8.
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