Energy Security And Water Security Essay

2027 Words Oct 7th, 2016 9 Pages
If left unchecked, anthropogenic climate change will have monumental consequences for the international community. To a large extent, these consequences will arise from the underlying issue of resource scarcity and its associated economic, political and social dilemmas. As a result, this essay asserts that anthropogenic climate change and resource scarcity are intrinsically tied. To develop this assertion, this essay will explore ways in which resource scarcity, as a result of anthropogenic climate change, will affect the international community. Additionally, this essay will explore these effects specifically through the issues of energy security, food security and water security as these issues are the most prominent facets of resource scarcity. First of all, this essay will establish the fundamental problems attached to energy security, food security and water security, thus allowing for comprehensive analysis of the possible effects of resource scarcity as a result of anthropogenic climate change. Ultimately, through analysing the associated issues, and examining related case studies, this essay aims to provide insight into the effects of anthropogenic climate change on resource scarcity and the consequent economic, political and social effects it will have on the international community.

To a large extent, food security and anthropogenic climate change are linked closely. There is a very clear causative link between anthropogenic climate change and food resource…

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