Urban Land pp 79-90 | Cite as

The Impact of Warfare

  • Dieter D. Genske
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Abstract

In order to understand the dimensions of investments made to prepare for and pursue military conflicts it may be mentioned that about seven percent of the annual global budget for military expenses would be sufficient to solve the forthcoming global water crisis, which affects already today about half of Earth’s population and lets a child die every eight seconds somewhere on this planet.

Keywords

Clay Dust Arsenic Hydrocarbon Uranium 

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2003

Authors and Affiliations

  • Dieter D. Genske
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  1. 1.BerneSwitzerland

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