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The Resource Catastrophe : risk and response, Richard A. Posner

Catastrophe : risk and response, Richard A. Posner

Label
Catastrophe : risk and response
Title
Catastrophe
Title remainder
risk and response
Statement of responsibility
Richard A. Posner
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Posner considers how we can better prepare for the chance of an event - such as voraciously self-replicating nanomachines, a world-ending accident in a high-energy partical accelerator or an asteroid collision - so catastrophic that we find it hard to conceive of the consequences
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Posner, Richard A
Dewey number
363.34
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HV551.2
LC item number
.P675 2004
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Emergency management
  • Disasters
  • Risk assessment
  • Technological innovations
  • Gestion des situations d'urgence
  • Catastrophes
  • Évaluation du risque
  • Innovations
  • Disasters
  • Emergency management
  • Risk assessment
  • Technological innovations
  • Rampen
  • Risk management
  • Technische vernieuwing
  • Desastres
  • Innovaciones tecnológicas
  • Administración de riesgos
Label
Catastrophe : risk and response, Richard A. Posner
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
What are catastrophic risks, and how catastrophic are they? -- Why so little is being done about the catastrophic risks -- How to evaluate the catastrophic risks and the possible responses to them -- How to reduce the catastrophic risks
Control code
ocm55067277
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
x, 322 pages
Isbn
9780195178135
Lccn
2004009728
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o55067277
  • (OCoLC)55067277
Label
Catastrophe : risk and response, Richard A. Posner
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
What are catastrophic risks, and how catastrophic are they? -- Why so little is being done about the catastrophic risks -- How to evaluate the catastrophic risks and the possible responses to them -- How to reduce the catastrophic risks
Control code
ocm55067277
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
x, 322 pages
Isbn
9780195178135
Lccn
2004009728
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o55067277
  • (OCoLC)55067277

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