conflict. They can, however, contribute to accelerating already existing
political, social crises and instability. In order to address the socio-economic
aspects of environmental problems, and particularly those of resource scarcity
or resource pressure, migration and social tensions, integrated approaches that
take political, economic, social and environmental dimensions into consideration
are needed. Basic policies and measures to address these links already exist, at
global, regional and domestic levels, but implementation and subnational
governance are lacking. More about the initiative href="http://www.envsec.org">here .