The cure for catastrophe : how we can stop manufacturing natural disasters / Robert Muir-Wood
eBook | Basic Books, a Member of the Perseus Books Group | 2016
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1 online resource (vii, 356 pages)
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
Trust in the walls -- Catastrophe year zero -- Catastrophysics -- The three little pigs -- Risk made concrete -- Mr Heath's little black book -- The garden of the forking paths -- Intolerable risk -- The disaster forecast -- Save our souls -- The master of disaster -- Turning up the heat -- The remedies of Dr Resilience.
Summary
"A global risk expert defends his assertion that disasters are manufactured by people building in the wrong places and in the wrong way and recounts the ways people have fought back against natural disasters, including the development of new predictive technologies, "--NoveList.
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Online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on Sept. 22, 2016).
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Print version: Muir-Wood, Robert. Cure for catastrophe. New York : Basic Books, a Member of the Perseus Books Group, [2016] 9780465060948 (DLC) 2016004281
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9780465096473 (electronic bk.)
0465096476 (electronic bk.)
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