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The cure for catastrophe : how we can stop manufacturing natural disasters / Robert Muir-Wood.

Muir-Wood, Robert author. (Author).
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  • 4 of 4 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Fulton Co PL - Rochester Main Library 363.34 MUI (Text) 33187004117806 Nonfiction - R Available -
Mooresville PL - Mooresville 363.34 WOO (Text) 37323005281012 NONFIC Available -
West Lafayette PL - West Lafayette 363.3407 MUI (Text) 31951004133721 Main Floor - New Arrivals Available -
Zionsville PL - Hussey-Mayfield Memorial Branch 363.34 WOOD (Text) 33946003169146 New Books . 2nd Floor Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780465060948
  • ISBN: 0465060943
  • Physical Description: vii, 356 pages : maps ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Basic Books, a Member of the Perseus Books Group, [2016]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 281-344) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: 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, etc.: "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
Subject: Natural disasters > Planning.
Natural disasters > Prevention.
Environmental risk assessment.
Hazardous geographic environments.
Hazard mitigation.

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