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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.
Climate of SW Asia 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 Surgeon Rear Admiral Lionel Jarvis Assistant Chief of Defence staff (Health) The Health and Security.
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.
They are all connected. Related issues > 62% of ESS are degraded No fish by 2048 Lose ~€50Bn ESS => €14trn/yr by 2050 1/3 land degraded: impacts.
Introduction to the Session 6 - Theme 4 – on “Water Resources Management and Governance”
Interconnectedness of World Problems A Conceptual Map by Fritjof Capra Based on Plan B 3.0, by Lester Brown.
NOAA’s NWS and the USGS: Partnering to Meet America’s Water Information Needs Ernie Wells Hydrologic Services Division NOAA National Weather Service May.
Using examples, evaluate the economic and environmental benefits of different types of water technology What case studies could be used in this answer?
Living with water shortages To know why water availability and quality is declining To be able to explain the difference between water scarcity and water.
Green Economy Initiative Derek Eaton UNEP UNCEEA, June 2010.
Knowledge on HIA IN CAMBODIA Constructing a Caring and Sharing Community Roles of HIA 4-6 October 2012 Bangkok.
EGS1003: Section on International Environmental Justice and the Climate Change Challenge Mary Lawhon This work.
Climate change is linked to inequality Secondary effects of CC Reduced food production Increasing disaster losses (flood and droughts) Supply of.
Climate Change and Food Security Erin Schlicher JRN 473 December 6, 2010.
Dr Alan Abelsohn A/ Prof Grant Blashki Climate change and health Climate Change Conference 2010 Alan Abelsohn, University of Toronto.
Water Resources and Water Pollution. Freshwater is an irreplaceable resource that we are managing poorly Freshwater is relatively pure and contains few.
National Weather Service Water Science and Services John J. Kelly, Jr. Director, National Weather Service NOAA Science Advisory Board November 6, 2001.
Air Pollution and Global Warming. Air Pollution Air pollution is the harmful materials into the Earth's atmosphere, causing disease, death to humans,
Middle East: Water and Oil. Problem in the Middle East: Water is Polluted Poor sanitary conditions Leaks from oil/petroleum pipeline and ships Agriculture.
1 Climate Change: What Role for Parliamentarians? Dr Jan Wright Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment.
In Africa. Water scarcity or lack of safe drinking water is one of the world's leading problems affecting more than 1.1 billion people globally, meaning.
J. Scott Hauger, Ph.D., Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies Pacific Operational Science & Technology Conference Honolulu, HI March 5, 2013.
European Commission’s Green Paper COM(2007)354 adopted on 29 June 2007 Adapting to climate change in Europe – options for EU action - Rosário Bento Pais.
Climate Change and Health Dr. Sue Pollock Medical Health Officer, Interior Health Southern Interior Local Government Association Kelowna, April 20, 2016.
J an Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec-- Applications of Medium Range.
March 2008OCHA Slide 1 Climate Change and Uganda Presentation by Jenty Kirsch-Wood OCHA’s Policy Development and Studies Branch.
Dr. Abid Qaiyum Suleri Sustainable Agriculture Policy Climate Change Hunger Sustainable Development Policy Institute Islamabad, Pakistan.
LINING IMPACT ON WATER LOSSES IN WATERCOURSES Dr. M. Arshad Dr. Q. Zaman Dr. A. Madani.
Climate East Midlands Module 2 - Climate change Why councils should act now.
Freshwater: A Precious Resource Developed by the Global Precipitation Measurement mission Education and Public Outreach Team.
Sri Lanka’s approach to challenges of Finance in Adaptation Ministry of Environment and Renewable Energy Sri Lanka.
The Environment Institute Where ideas grow Securing our Water Supplies Mike Young Executive Director, The Environment Institute.
Climate change and health in Ireland: a vulnerability assessment Trinity International Development Initiative Dr. Elizabeth Cullen 10th November 2011.
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