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Engels | Hardcover | 9781597266826
Boek cover Catastrophe in the Making van William R. Freudenburg (Hardcover)
The Engineering of Katrina and the Disasters of Tomorrow
When houses are flattened, towns submerged, and people stranded without electricity or even food, we attribute the suffering to 'natural disasters' or 'acts of God'. But what if they're neither? What if we, as a society, are bringing these catastrophes on ourselves? That's the provocative theory of Catastrophe in the Making , the first book to recognize Hurricane Katrina not as a 'perfect storm', but a tragedy of our own making - and one that could become commonplace. The authors, one a longtime New Orleans resident, argue that breached levees and sloppy emergency response are just the most...
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Engels | Druk: 1 | Hardcover | 9780813573779
Boek cover Taking Chances van Robert B. Gramling (Hardcover)
The Coast after Hurricane Sandy
Humanity is deeply committed to living along the world's shores, but a catastrophic storm like Sandy - which took hundreds of lives and caused many billions of dollars in damages - shines a bright light at how costly and vulnerable life on a shoreline can be. Taking Chances offers a wide-ranging exploration of the diverse challenges of Sandy and asks if this massive event will really change how coastal living and development is managed. Bringing together leading researchers - including biologists, urban planners, utilities experts, and climatologists, among others - Taking Chances...
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