Logo

Averting Catastrophe: Strategies for Regulating Risky Technologies

Large book cover: Averting Catastrophe: Strategies for Regulating Risky Technologies

Averting Catastrophe: Strategies for Regulating Risky Technologies
by

Publisher: University of California Press
ISBN/ASIN: 0520057546
ISBN-13: 9780520057548
Number of pages: 224

Description:
Chernobyl, Bhopal, and Love Canal are symbols of the potentially catastrophic risks that go hand in hand with much modern technology. This volume is a non-partisan study of the imperfect but steadily developing system for containing the risks of such technologies as chemicals, nuclear power, and genetic engineering.

Home page url

Download or read it online for free here:
Read online
(online reading)

Similar books

Book cover: New Advanced TechnologiesNew Advanced Technologies
by - InTech
This book collects original and innovative research studies concerning advanced technologies in a very wide range of applications. The book is compiled of 22 chapters written by researchers from different areas and different parts of the world.
(7131 views)
Book cover: The Densification Process of Wood WasteThe Densification Process of Wood Waste
by - De Gruyter Open Ltd
This book is dedicated to research in the densification processes of wood waste and its mathematical description for uniaxial densification into compact solid briquettes. It provides the results of experiments on differing types of wood biomass.
(2104 views)
Book cover: Sustainable Supply Chain ManagementSustainable Supply Chain Management
by - InTech
The book is dedicated to three dimensions or pillars of the sustainability of supply chain and supply chain management and other aspects related to performance evaluation, optimization, and modelling of and for sustainable supply chain management.
(2297 views)
Book cover: Fuel Cell HandbookFuel Cell Handbook
by - University Press of the Pacific
Fuel cells are an important technology for a potentially wide variety of applications in a large number of industries worldwide. This edition includes calculation examples for fuel cells for the wide variety of possible applications.
(12447 views)