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Surviving Armageddon: Solutions for a Threatened Planet

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What do earthquakes, magma, asteroid 1950DA, and global warming have in common? All are very real natural disasters, already under way; all are also the focus of intensive work by scientists, aimed at preventing, predicting, or at least limiting their impact on civilization.
Using the latest chilling data and taking care to draw a clear line between scientific fact and fi
Paperback, 238 pages
Published May 1st 2007 by Oxford University Press, USA (first published June 9th 2005)
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Jan 12, 2016 rated it really liked it
Shelves: apocalypse
A far more uplifting book of catastrophes. While the threats are the same, this focuses on possible solutions. However these are subject to politics and general public ignorance so don't get your hopes up. Motivational.
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William J. "Bill" McGuire (born 1954) is Emeritus Professor of Geophysical & Climate Hazards at University College London and is one of Britain's leading volcanologists. His main interests include volcano instability and lateral collapse, the nature and impact of global geophysical events and the effect of climate change on geological hazards.

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