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  • Geomorphological Hazards and Disaster Prevention

    Geomorphological Hazards and Disaster Prevention

    Pocket - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107414785

    Human activities have had a huge impact on the environment and landscape, through industrialisation and land-use change, leading to climate change, deforestation, desertification, land degradation, and air and water pollution. These impacts are stro…

  • Geomorphological Hazards and Disaster Prevention

    Geomorphological Hazards and Disaster Prevention

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521769259

    Human activities have had a huge impact on the environment and landscape, through industrialisation and land-use change, leading to climate change, deforestation, desertification, land degradation, and air and water pollution. These impacts are stro…

  • Maze Runner

    Maze Runner
    av James Dashner

    Pocket - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781909489400

    When Thomas arrives in the Glade, a walled encampment at the centre of a bizarre maze, all he remembers is his first name. But he's not alone. Like Thomas, the Gladers don't know why they're there, or what's happened to the world outside. All they k…

  • Maze Runner

    Maze Runner
    av James Dashner

    Pocket - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781908435132

    When the doors of the lift crank open, the only thing Thomas remembers is his first name. But he's not alone. He's surrounded by boys who welcome him to the Glade - a walled encampment at the centre of a bizarre and terrible stone maze.

  • Uninhabitable Earth

    Uninhabitable Earth
    av David Wallace-Wells

    Pocket - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141988870

    The slowness of climate change is a fairy tale, perhaps as pernicious as the one that says it isn't happening at all, and if your anxiety about it is dominated by fears of sea-level rise, you are barely scratching the surface of what terrors are pos…

  • Scorch Trials

    Scorch Trials
    av James Dashner

    Pocket - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781909489417

    Thomas was sure that escape from the maze meant he would get his life back. But no one knew what sort of life they were going back to. The earth is a wasteland with people driven mad by an infection known as the Flare. Instead of freedom, Thomas mus…

  • Scorch Trials

    Scorch Trials
    av James Dashner

    Pocket - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781906427795

    Thomas was sure that escape from the maze meant he would get his life back. But no one knew what sort of life they were going back to. The earth is a wasteland with people driven mad by an infection known as the Flare. Instead of freedom, Thomas mus…

  • Scorch Trials

    Scorch Trials
    av James Dashner

    Pocket - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781910655115

    Thomas was sure that escape from the maze meant he would get his life back. But no one knew what sort of life they were going back to. The earth is a wasteland with people driven mad by an infection known as the Flare. Instead of freedom, Thomas mus…

  • The Death Cure

    The Death Cure
    av James Dashner

    Pocket - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781909489424

    The Trials are over. WICKED have collected all the information they can. Now it's up to the Gladers to complete the blueprint for the cure to the Flare with a final voluntary test. But something has happened that no-one at WICKED has foreseen: Thoma…

  • Svart lördag : historien om Australiens mest förödande skogsbrand

    Svart lördag : historien om Australiens mest förödande skogsbrand
    av Adrian Hyland

    Danskt band - 2016 - Svenska - ISBN: 9789198133073

    Världens mest brandbenägna område ligger i Australien. Lördagen den 7 februari 2009 är ännu en rekordvarm dag. Några mil norr om Melbourne kommer en gnista att starta en brand. I den starka vinden växer den till en jättelik skogsbrand som rör sig me…

  • Quakeland: Preparing For America's Next Devastating Earthquake

    Quakeland: Preparing For America's Next Devastating Earthquake
    av Kathryn Miles

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780525955184

    A journey around the United States in search of the truth about the threat of earthquakes leads to spine-tingling discoveries, unnerving experts, and ultimately the kind of preparations that will actually help guide us through disasters. It's a road…

  • Our Final Warning

    Our Final Warning
    av Mark Lynas

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780008308575

    This book must not be ignored. It really is our final warning. Mark Lynas delivers a vital account of the future of our earth, and our civilisation, if current rates of global warming persist. And it’s only looking worse. We are living i…

  • Our Final Warning

    Our Final Warning
    av Mark Lynas

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780008308551

    This book must not be ignored. It really is our final warning. Mark Lynas delivers a vital account of the future of our earth, and our civilisation, if current rates of global warming persist. And it’s only looking worse. We are living i…

  • Fever Code

    Fever Code
    av James Dashner

    Pocket - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781911077039

    A prequel to the worldwide Maze Runner phenomenon, The Fever Code is the book that holds all the answers. How did WICKED find the Gladers? Who are Group B? And what side are Thomas and Teresa really on? Lies will be exposed. Secrets uncovered. Loyal…

  • Kill Order

    Kill Order

    Pocket - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781909489431

    Surviving the apocalypse was hard enough, but when Mark's community is attacked by an unknown enemy spreading a deadly virus, he's determined to find out who's responsible before the Flare infects them all ...

  • Kill Order

    Kill Order
    av James Dashner

    Pocket - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781908435590

    Surviving the apocalypse was hard enough, but when Mark's community is attacked by an unknown enemy spreading a deadly virus, he's determined to find out who's responsible before the Flare infects them all .

  • The Next Apocalypse

    The Next Apocalypse

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781541675285

    Pandemic, climate change, or war: our era is ripe with the odor of doomsday. In movies, books, and more, our imaginations run wild with visions of dreadful, abandoned cities and returning to the land in a desperate attempt at survival. In The Next A…

  • Public Health Humanitarian Responses to Natural Disasters

    Public Health Humanitarian Responses to Natural Disasters
    av Emily Ying Yang Chan

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138953703

    The pressure of climate change, environmental degradation, and urbanisation, as well as the widening of socio- economic disparities have rendered the global population increasingly vulnerable to the impact of natural disasters. With a primary focus…

  • Public Health Humanitarian Responses to Natural Disasters

    Public Health Humanitarian Responses to Natural Disasters
    av Emily Ying Yang Chan

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138953680

    The pressure of climate change, environmental degradation, and urbanisation, as well as the widening of socio- economic disparities have rendered the global population increasingly vulnerable to the impact of natural disasters. With a primary focus…

  • Krakatoa: The Day the World Exploded: August 27, 1883

    Krakatoa: The Day the World Exploded: August 27, 1883
    av Simon Winchester

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780060838591

    The bestselling author of The Professor and the Madman and The Map That Changed the World examines the enduring and world-changing effects of the catastrophic eruption off the coast of Java of the earth's most dangerous volcano -- Krakatoa.The legen…

  • Death Cure

    Death Cure
    av James Dashner

    Pocket - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781908435200

    The Trials are over. But something has happened that no one at WICKED has foreseen: Thomas has remembered more than they think. And the truth is more dangerous than anyone could have imagined .

  • Det brinner... : rapport från en hotad by

    Det brinner... : rapport från en hotad by
    av Stefan de Vylder

    Danskt band - 2019 - Svenska - ISBN: 9789198396591

    Boken handlar om Ljusdalsbränderna sommaren 2018. Framför allt om branden på Nötberget vid byn Kårböle där författaren sedan 1981 äger ett fritidshus. Kårböle blev inklämt mellan tre stora brandhärdar.För att besegra bränderna fordrades de största s…

  • Global Catastrophic Risks

    Global Catastrophic Risks

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199606504

    A global catastrophic risk is one with the potential to wreak death and destruction on a global scale. In human history, wars and plagues have done so on more than one occasion, and misguided ideologies and totalitarian regimes have darkened an enti…

  • Our Planet

    Our Planet
    av Fred Pearce

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780593079768

    With a foreword by Sir David Attenborough, this is the striking photographic companion to the groundbreaking NETFLIX original documentary series. With 600 members of crew filming in 50 countries over four years, the directors that brought us the ori…

  • Ghosts of the Tsunami

    Ghosts of the Tsunami
    av Richard Lloyd Parry

    Pocket - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781784704889

    'A remarkable and deeply moving book' Henry Marsh, bestselling author of Do No Harm 'A breathtaking, extraordinary work of non-fiction' Times Literary Supplement On 11 March 2011, a massive earthquake sent a 120-foot-high tsunami smashing into the c…

  • SAS Urban Survival Handbook

    SAS Urban Survival Handbook
    av John "Lofty" Wiseman

    Pocket - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781510722453

    John “Lofty” Wiseman is the author of the bestselling SAS Survival Handbook, the definitive guide to survival in the wild from Britain’s Special Air Service. Now he has compiled the complete guide to surviving among crowds of peopl…

  • The Precipice: Existential Risk and the Future of Humanity

    The Precipice: Existential Risk and the Future of Humanity
    av Toby Ord

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780316484923

    This urgent and eye-opening book makes the case that protecting humanity's future is the central challenge of our time. If all goes well, human history is just beginning. Our species could survive for billions of years - enough time to end disease,…

  • Heat Wave

    Heat Wave
    av Eric Klinenberg

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226276182

    On Thursday, July 13, 1995, Chicagoans awoke to a blistering day on which the temperature would eventually climb to 106 degrees. It was the start of an unprecedented heat wave that would last a full week - and leave more than seven hundred people de…

  • Disasters

    Disasters
    av Kathleen Tierney

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745671024

    Disasters kill, maim, and generate increasingly large economic losses. But they do not wreak their damage equally across populations, and every disaster has social dimensions at its very core. This important book sheds light on the social conditions…

  • Disasters

    Disasters
    av Kathleen Tierney

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745671017

    Disasters kill, maim, and generate increasingly large economic losses. But they do not wreak their damage equally across populations, and every disaster has social dimensions at its very core. This important book sheds light on the social conditions…

  • Introduction to International Disaster Management

    Introduction to International Disaster Management
    av Damon P. Coppola

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780128173688

    Introduction to International Disaster Management, Fourth Edition, offers an unbiased, global perspective for students and practitioners alike. It provides a comprehensive understanding of the disaster management profession, covering the varied sour…

  • Introduction to International Disaster Management

    Introduction to International Disaster Management
    av Damon P. Coppola

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780128103623

    Disaster management is a vibrant and growing field, driven by government spending in the wake of terrorist attacks and environmental debacles, as well as private-sector hiring of risk managers and emergency planners. An ever-increasing number of pra…

  • The Precipice: Existential Risk and the Future of Humanity

    The Precipice: Existential Risk and the Future of Humanity
    av Toby Ord

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780316484916

    This urgent and eye-opening book makes the case that protecting humanity's future is the central challenge of our time. If all goes well, human history is just beginning. Our species could survive for billions of years - enough time to end disease,…

  • The Ends of the World: Volcanic Apocalypses, Lethal Oceans, and Our Quest to Understand Earth's Past Mass Extinctions

    The Ends of the World: Volcanic Apocalypses, Lethal Oceans, and Our Quest to Understand Earth's Past Mass Extinctions
    av Peter Brannen

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780062364814

    One of Vox's Most Important Books of the DecadeNew York Times Editors' Choice 2017Forbes Top 10 Best Environment, Climate, and Conservation Book of 2017As new groundbreaking research suggests that climate change played a major role in the most extre…

  • At Risk

    At Risk
    av Piers Blaikie

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415252164

    The term 'natural disaster' is often used to refer to natural events such as earthquakes, hurricanes or floods. However, the phrase 'natural disaster' suggests an uncritical acceptance of a deeply engrained ideological and cultural myth. At Risk que…

  • At Risk

    At Risk
    av Piers Blaikie

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415252157

    The term 'natural disaster' is often used to refer to natural events such as earthquakes, hurricanes or floods. However, the phrase 'natural disaster' suggests an uncritical acceptance of a deeply engrained ideological and cultural myth. At Risk que…

  • Disaster by Choice

    Disaster by Choice

    Häftad - 2022 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198841357

    An earthquake shatters Haiti and a hurricane slices through Texas. We hear that nature runs rampant, seeking to destroy us through these 'natural disasters'. Science recounts a different story, however: disasters are not the consequence of natural c…

  • Disaster by Choice

    Disaster by Choice
    av Ilan Kelman

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198841340

    An earthquake shatters Haiti and a hurricane slices through Texas. We hear that nature runs rampant, seeking to destroy us through these 'natural disasters'. Science recounts a different story, however: disasters are not the consequence of natural c…

  • The Ends of the World

    The Ends of the World
    av Peter Brannen

    Pocket - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781786073983

    ‘A book about one apocalypse – much less five – could have been a daunting read, were it not for the wit, lyricism, and clarity that Peter Brannen brings to every page.’ Ed Yong, author of I Contain Multitudes Apocalypse, now…

  • Titanic and Other Ships

    Titanic and Other Ships

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781773238166

    Charles Herbert Lightoller, DSC & Bar, RD (1874 -- 1952) was the second officer on board the RMS Titanic and a decorated Royal Navy officer. He was the most senior member of the crew to survive the Titanic disaster. As an officer in charge of loadin…

  • Impact! The Threat of Comets and Asteroids

    Impact! The Threat of Comets and Asteroids
    av Gerrit L. Verschuur

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195119190

    reviews from hardback edition to be inserted

  • Post-Disaster Governance in Southeast Asia

    Post-Disaster Governance in Southeast Asia

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789811674006

    This book aims to provide insight into how Southeast Asian countries have responded to disasters, recovered, and rebuilt. It investigates emergency response and disaster recovery cases at national levels and from regional perspectives. Recovery from…

  • Kvikkleire

    Kvikkleire

    Häftad - 2021 - Norska (bokmål) - ISBN: 9788283820188

    Boka, Kvikkleire - farlige teorier, avslører at kvikkleire er et enda mer dramatisk tema enn det som har vært kjent. Geoteknikerne har begynt å tvile på om de forstår hva kvikkleire er og hva skredene skyldes. Samtidig tviholder de på monopolet. Så…

  • Kvikkleire

    Kvikkleire

    Häftad - 2021 - Norska (bokmål) - ISBN: 9788283820188

    Boka, Kvikkleire - farlige teorier, avslører at kvikkleire er et enda mer dramatisk tema enn det som har vært kjent. Geoteknikerne har begynt å tvile på om de forstår hva kvikkleire er og hva skredene skyldes. Samtidig tviholder de på monopolet. Så…

  • See Inside Weather and Climate

    See Inside Weather and Climate
    av Katie Daynes

    Board book - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781409563983

    A lift-the-flap information book that introduces readers to the science of weather. It is filled with facts from how hurricanes and floods happen to how global warming is affecting the Earth's climates.

  • Risk Governance

    Risk Governance

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789402403725

    This book explores the common language of politics, ecology and risk, and crosses their conceptual divides. It seeks to shed light on the underlying structural factors, processes, players and interactions in the risk scenario, all of which influence…

  • Drought, Flood, Fire

    Drought, Flood, Fire
    av Chris C. Funk

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108839877

    Every year, droughts, floods, and fires impact hundreds of millions of people and cause massive economic losses. Climate change is making these catastrophes more dangerous. Now. Not in the future: NOW. This book describes how and why climate change…

  • Climate Change, Disasters, Sustainability Transition and Peace in the Anthropocene

    Climate Change, Disasters, Sustainability Transition and Peace in the Anthropocene

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783319975610

    This book provides insight into Anthropocene-related studies by IPRA’s Ecology and Peace Commission. The first three chapters discuss the linkage between disasters and conflict risk reduction, responses to socio-environmental disasters in high…

  • Naturkatastrofer

    Naturkatastrofer
    av Kyrre Kverndokk, Kyrre Kverndokk

    Häftad - 2015 - Norska (bokmål) - ISBN: 9788230401255

    I Norge er vi stort sett forskånet fra de store og altomfattende katastrofene. Likevel omgir vi oss med dem. De trenger inn i hverdagen gjennom TV-skjermer, digitale medier og populærkultur. Men hvordan blir naturkatastrofer fremstilt i norske medie…

  • Anticipatory Policymaking

    Anticipatory Policymaking
    av Rob A. DeLeo

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138307476

    Public policy analysts and political pundits alike tend to describe the policymaking process as a reactive sequence in which government develops solutions for clearly evident and identifiable problems. While this depiction holds true in many cases,…

  • Social Work and Disasters

    Social Work and Disasters
    av Margaret Alston

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138089549

    Disasters are increasing in frequency and intensity across the world, causing significant destruction to individuals and communities. Yet many social workers are ill-prepared for the demands of this field of practice. This book discusses the role of…

  • Social Work and Disasters

    Social Work and Disasters
    av Margaret Alston

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138089525

    Disasters are increasing in frequency and intensity across the world, causing significant destruction to individuals and communities. Yet many social workers are ill-prepared for the demands of this field of practice. This book discusses the role of…

  • Katrina

    Katrina
    av Andy Horowitz

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674971714

    Winner of the Bancroft Prize A Publishers Weekly Best Nonfiction Book of the Year The definitive history of Katrina: an epic of citymaking, revealing how engineers and oil executives, politicians and musicians, and neighbors black and white built Ne…

  • Katrina

    Katrina

    Häftad - 2022 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674271074

    Winner of the Bancroft Prize Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities Book of the Year A Publishers Weekly Book of the Year “The main thrust of Horowitz’s account is to make us understand Katrina—the civic calamity, not the storm its…

  • Business Continuity Planning

    Business Continuity Planning
    av Brenda D. Phillips

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780128138441

    Terrorism, natural disasters, or hazardous materials threaten the viability for all types of businesses. With an eye toward business scale, scope, and diversity, Business Continuity Planning: Increasing Workplace Resilience to Disasters, addresses a…

  • 100 naturkatastrofer

    100 naturkatastrofer

    Inbunden - 2008 - Svenska - ISBN: 9789171660916

  • The Next Catastrophe

    The Next Catastrophe
    av Charles Perrow

    Pocket - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691150161

    Charles Perrow is famous worldwide for his ideas about normal accidents, the notion that multiple and unexpected failures--catastrophes waiting to happen--are built into our society's complex systems. In The Next Catastrophe, he offers crucial insig…

  • The Routledge Handbook of Disaster Risk Reduction Including Climate Change Adaptation

    The Routledge Handbook of Disaster Risk Reduction Including Climate Change Adaptation

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780367581282

    The Routledge Handbook of Disaster Risk Reduction Including Climate Change Adaptation aims to provide an overview and critique of the current state of knowledge, policy, and practice, encouraging engagement, and reflection on bringing the two sector…

  • The Routledge Handbook of Disaster Risk Reduction Including Climate Change Adaptation

    The Routledge Handbook of Disaster Risk Reduction Including Climate Change Adaptation

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138924567

    The Routledge Handbook of Disaster Risk Reduction Including Climate Change Adaptation aims to provide an overview and critique of the current state of knowledge, policy, and practice, encouraging engagement, and reflection on bringing the two sector…

  • Community Resilience

    Community Resilience
    av Alonzo L. Plough

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780197559383

    In this fifth volume of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation's Culture of Health series, Community Resilience: Equitable Practices for an Uncertain Future highlights the importance of resilience, or the set of assets that allow a person or place to re…

  • Systemic Earthquake and the Struggle for World Order

    Systemic Earthquake and the Struggle for World Order
    av Ahmet Davutoglu

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108485517

    Using the analogy of a devastating series of earthquakes, Davutoglu provides a new theoretical approach, conceptualization, and methodology for understanding crisis in the post-Cold War era. In order to grasp the scale and scope of the ongoing crise…

  • Fire in Paradise

    Fire in Paradise
    av Alastair Gee

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780393542165

    On November 8, 2018, the ferocious Camp Fire laid waste to almost the entire town of Paradise, California, a community of 27,000 people. At least 85 died, images of the fire transfixed viewers across the world and the resulting devastation yielded a…

  • Fire in Paradise

    Fire in Paradise
    av Alastair Gee

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781324005148

    On November 8, 2018, the ferocious Camp Fire laid waste to almost the entire town of Paradise, California, a community of 27,000 people. At least 85 died, images of the fire transfixed viewers across the world and the resulting devastation yielded a…

  • Natural Disaster Zone: Earthquakes and Tsunamis

    Natural Disaster Zone: Earthquakes and Tsunamis
    av Ben Hubbard

    9-12 år Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781445165905

    Look inside natural disasters and discover how they work!Natural disasters devastate communities. They reshape the landscape and can alter people's ways of life in an area for years after the event. Learn all about Earthquakes and Tsunamis. Find out…

  • The Children's Blizzard

    The Children's Blizzard
    av David Laskin

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780060520762

    Illustrates the deadly late-nineteenth-century snowstorm in the Great Plains that killed more than five hundred people, including numerous schoolchildren, describing how the unexpected blizzard devastated generations of immigrant families and dramat…

  • Catastrophes

    Catastrophes

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783110312492

    Catastrophic scenarios dominate our contemporary mindset. Catastrophic events and predictions have spurred new interest in re-examining the history of earlier disasters and the social and conceptual resources they have mobilized. The essays gathered…