Natural Hazards

Author: Edward A. Keller
Publisher: Pearson College Division
ISBN: 9780321943521
Size: 66.68 MB
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NOTE: This edition features the exact same content as the traditional text in a convenient, three-hole-punched, loose-leaf version.

Natural Hazards And Disasters

Author: Donald Hyndman
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1305888189
Size: 72.82 MB
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From timely information on recent natural disasters in the United States and around the world to insights on earthquakes associated with fracking, this fascinating book provides the up-to-date information you need to analyze potential ...

Geomorphological Hazards And Disaster Prevention

Author: Irasema Alcántara-Ayala
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 0521769256
Size: 78.42 MB
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A state-of-the-art assessment of how geomorphology contributes to the comprehension, mapping and modelling of hazardous Earth surface processes.

From Poverty To Power

Author: Duncan Green
Publisher: Oxfam
ISBN: 0855985933
Size: 56.89 MB
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Offers a look at the causes and effects of poverty and inequality, as well as the possible solutions.

Farewell To Growth

Author: Serge Latouche
Publisher: Polity
ISBN: 0745646174
Size: 19.51 MB
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Serge Latouche argues that we need to rethink from the very foundations the idea that our societies should be based on growth. He offers a radical alternative – a society of ‘de-growth’.

Waking The Giant

Author: Bill McGuire
Publisher: OUP Oxford
ISBN: 0191633887
Size: 20.41 MB
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Twenty thousand years ago our planet was an icehouse.

The Political Economy Of Hazards And Disasters

Author: Eric C. Jones
Publisher: Rowman Altamira
ISBN: 9780759113114
Size: 25.44 MB
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This volume examines how elite groups attempt to maintain power through the use of particular economic, political, and ideological instruments and how both ruling elites and common people endeavor to create meaningful traditions while ...

Out Of Control

Author: Kevin Kelly
Publisher: Basic Books
ISBN: 9780201483406
Size: 63.37 MB
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This is a book about how our manufactured world has become so complex that the only way to create yet more complex things is by using the principles of biology.

Climate Change And Cities

Author: Cynthia Rosenzweig
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1139497405
Size: 26.69 MB
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This book is the First UCCRN Assessment Report on Climate Change and Cities. The authors are all international experts from a diverse range of cities with varying socio-economic conditions, from both the developing and developed world.