Wood, Robert Muir.

The cure for catastrophe : how we can stop manufacturing natural disasters / Robert Muir-Wood. - New York, N. Y. : Basic Books, c2016. - vii, 356 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm.

v. 47 no. 1 (Spring 2018) Selected Accessions List -- Environment

Includes bibliographical references (p. 281-344) and index.

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.

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Amazon.ca, 13/02/18, 38.35


Natural disasters--Planning.
Natural disasters--Prevention.
Environmental risk assessment.
Hazardous geographic environments.
Hazard mitigation.

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