This book examines environmental issues through the lens of security studies and presents a comprehensive analysis of Indian policy in dealing with threats posed by climate change.
- Puts forward theoretical base for securitization of environmental issues, incorporating different schools of thought;
- Presents a survey of global environmental politics in general and the effects of climate change and its consequences for India's national security in particular;
- Examines the politics involved in India's environmental policy at both the domestic and international levels;
- Outlines key policy takeaways and possibilities for action that can help contain the threat of environmental change.
A comprehensive guide to a new and emerging dimension in Indian security policy, this book will be essential reading for students and researchers of international relations, security studies, especially non-traditional security, public policy, especially environmental policy; and area studies.