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Global Environmental Risk

Edited By: Jeanne X Kasperson and Roger E Kasperson

574 pages, Figs, tabs, maps

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Paperback | Dec 2001 | #123666 | ISBN: 1853838012
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Hardback | Dec 2001 | #123667 | ISBN: 1853838004
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About this book

With contributions from world leading researchers on environmental change and risk (including William C Clark, Kirk Smith, Timothy O'Riordan) this volume presents a comprehensive analysis of environmental risks, including environmental change, ozone depletion, biodiversity loss, pollution, and resource degradation.

'A comprehensive examination of the threats to human beings and an assessment of what we value.' What's New Online


Contents

Introduction on Global Environmental Risk and Society plus 15 chapters divided into; Part I Characterizing Global Environmental Risks; Part II Vulnerability; Part III High Risk Regions; Part IV Global Environmental Futures; Bibliography, Index

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Biography

Jeanne Kasperson is Professor at the George Perkins Marsh Institute at Clark University, Massachusetts. Roger Kasperson is Director of the Stockholm Environment Institute and President of the International Society for Risk Analysis

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