Volume 9 Issue 4
Comment: Radioactive legacy of decommissioned nuclear submarines.
Profiles & Analysis: Civil-military response tested during Exercise DISTEX with the Royal Navy; Sewol shipwreck in South Korea; China’s international search and rescue team; Boston Marathon response.
Security & resilience: Situational awareness; Critical infrastructure and cyber-resilience; Space weather and the risk of coronal mass ejections.
Climate & environment: Geopolitics in the Arctic; Resilience in Antarctica; Air pollution measures in China; Water supplies and climate; Local government tools for city sustainability; Water issues in Pakistan; Major floods in South Africa; Extreme events in the Caribbean.
In Depth: Syria Part I – rescuing civilians in times of war; Challenging terrorism; Biodefence.
Plus: Looking back – IRA bombing of the Conservative Party conference; EU in the fight against Ebola; Frontline – Suzanne Enghed.
Authors, contributors, interviewees: Patrick McIlwee, UK; Andy Marshall, Rhead Group, UK; Prof Guosheng Qu, CISAR, China; Director Kurt Schwartz, Undersecretary for Homeland Security, MEMA, USA; Superintendent-in-Chief William Gross, Boston PD, USA; Asst Police Chief James MacIsaac, Belmont, USA; Leo J Saidnawey, EMA, Belmont, USA; Fire Chief David Frizzell, Belmont, USA; Dr Dave Sloggett, UK; Dinos Anthony Kerigan-Kyrou, visiting instructor, NATO; Dennis Davis, CBE, OStJ, QFSM, MPHil, CEng, FIFireE, CCMI, UK; Emmelie Andersson, MSB, Sweden; Chris Felton, Civil Contingencies Secretariat, UK; Lina Kolesnikova, Brussels; Martin Boyle, Australian Antarctic Division; Arnold M Howitt, Executive Director of the Ash Centre for Democratic Governance, Harvard Kennedy School, USA; Kelly Hubbard, MWDOC, USA; Monica Ludigkeit, ICLEI, Germany; Luavut Zahid, Pakistan; Hilary Phillips, South Africa; Jeremy Collymore, University of West Indies; Robert Hall, London First, UK; James Le Mesurier; Brett Lovegrove, UK; Colonel (ret) Nicolae Steiner, MD, PhD, Professor at Titu Maiorescu University, Romania; Ian Dunbar, Holmatro; Tony Moore, ICPEM; Anouk Delafortrie, ECHO; Suzanne Enghed.