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HIA of oil and gas projects: cumulative impacts Martin Birley Salim Vohra Balsam Ahmad
Content Objections Role of IA Water scarcity and waterborne diseases Climate change and general morbidity
Objections to advertised paper Too specific –Excess secrecy Too general
Role of impact assessment? Complicity with client Complacency about impacts Challenge to client groupthink
Cumulative impacts and policy
Water scarcity river villages irrigation Oil fields
Reducing domestic water supply Increasing waterborne diseases Increasing cost of water –Poverty –Inequality
Climate change Global cumulative impact >150,000 annual deaths globally Within lifetime of new projects Denial Urgent Safe Oct 2011
National climate change impacts vary – Middle East example Increasing water scarcity Temperature extremes Reduced food supply Sea flooding
Corporate climate change policies Acknowledge issue? Propose mitigation? Monitor and report? Independent evaluation?
Conclusions Excessive secrecy Challenge v complicity Cumulative impacts poorly managed/ policy vacuum –Water management –Climate change management Denial, urgency, acknowledgement, delivery
Adaptation and Health Impact Assessment Martin Birley BirleyHIA
Mitigation in an energy constrained world - a workshop Martin Birley BirleyHIA
Workshop 2 Chair: Martin Birley Health Impact Assessment: Making the Difference.
Also known as the “Middle East” SS7G5; SS7G6; SS7G7
FutureWater Impact of Climate Change & Formulation of Adaptation Strategies Water, Climate, Food, and Nature Walawe Basin, Sri Lanka Ronald Loeve.
Simon Hales Wellington School of Medicine, Wellington, New Zealand Impacts of global climate change on human health.
Training for health professionals Module – Flooding.
Date: 17-Sep-15 AS Global Challenges Unit 1 What does the future hold?
Aligning Climate Change and Sustainable Development Policies Presentation for the COP12 and COP/MOP2 side-event “Global Challenges toward Low-Carbon Society.
Effects of global warming on global water and food supply Nigel Arnell and Martin Parry Working Group II (Impacts and Adaptation) UN Intergovernmental.
CLIMATE CHANGE: THE CHALLENGE FOR ADAPTATION AND MITIGATION Martin Parry [Co-Chair 2007 IPCC Assessment Impacts and Adaptation] Centre for Environmental.
Renewable Energy to Eliminate Energy Poverty and Mitigate a Climate Catastrophe Stalactites of soot from an indoor cook stove Name____________ Peace Corps______.
The Health and Security Perspectives of Climate Change
Climate Change Risk Assessment Tool. Weather & Climate.
Climate Change Effects of Climate Change on Africa and how to react to it. John Birchall.
1 The Protocol on Water and Health: making a difference The Protocol on Water and Health: where health, environment, and development policies meet Prof.
Alexander Belokurov, WWF International
KCMC, Moshi November 2013 Kicking off a discussion on the initial stages of the proposal writing process Peter Furu Copenhagen School of Global Health.
Climate Change in the Middle East: Complex Causes and Effects.
Climate Change and Water Availability – North American Context Linda Mortsch Adaptation and Impacts Research Division Expert Round Table on National and.
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