A special meeting of the United Nations security council is due to consider whether to expand its mission to keep the peace in an era of climate change.
Small island states, which could disappear beneath rising seas, are pushing the security council to intervene to combat the threat to their existence.
There has been talk, meanwhile, of a new environmental peacekeeping force â€“ green helmets â€“ which could step into conflicts caused by shrinking resources.
The UN secretary general, Ban Ki-Moon, is expected to address the meeting on Wednesday.
But Germany, which called the meeting, has warned it is premature to expect the council to take the plunge into green peacemaking or even adopt climate change as one of its key areas of concern.... http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/20...acekeeping
Pushing on with Agenda 21. The Resource Wars will be kicked up a notch or two. Maybe they can paint UN Bombs, Guns & Ammo Green as well ?