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Introduction

Richard A. Posner

in Catastrophe: Risk and response

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195178135
eISBN:
9780197562444
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195178135.003.0003
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cultural and Historical Geography

You wouldn’t see the asteroid, even though it was several miles in diameter, because it would be hurtling toward you at 15 to 25 miles a second. At that speed, the column of air between the ... More


What are the catastrophic risks, and how catastrophic are they?

Richard A. Posner

in Catastrophe: Risk and Response

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195178135
eISBN:
9780197562444
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195178135.003.0004
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cultural and Historical Geography

The number of extreme catastrophes that have a more than negligible probability of occurring in this century is alarmingly great, and their variety startling. I want to describe them and in doing ... More


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