A New Vigilance: Identifying and Reducing the Risks of Environmental Terrorism

A New Vigilance: Identifying and Reducing the Risks of Environmental Terrorism

Published: September 2001

Authors: Elizabeth Chalecki

Pages: 19

 

Overview

As the global population increases, the world’s existing resources  — water, energy, soil, and more — are being consumed at an increasing rate. This report examines the nature and risks of terrorist attacks that use the environment both as a target and a tool. It proposes several ideas for reducing the risk of environmental terrorism.

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