skip to content
Are natural disasters increasing? Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Are natural disasters increasing?

Author: Roman Espejo; Thomson Gale (Firm)
Publisher: Detroit : Greenhaven Press, [2014]
Series: Opposing Viewpoints In Context.; At issue., Disasters.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
"Books in this anthology series focus a wide range of viewpoints onto a single controversial issue, providing in-depth discussions by leading advocates, a quick grounding in the issues, and a challenge to critical thinking skills"--Provided by publisher.
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

Find a copy online

Links to this item

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Roman Espejo; Thomson Gale (Firm)
ISBN: 9780737768220 0737768223 9780737768237 0737768231
OCLC Number: 930684043
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: 1. Climate change is increasing the severity of natural disasters / Andrew Freedman --
2. Climate change is increasing the frequency of floods and droughts / Paul A. Dirmeyer --
3. Climate change is not increasing the frequency of floods / Kenneth Artz --
4. Natural disasters are hitting harder, and not because of global warming / Jacey Fortin --
5. Natural disasters caused by human activity have increased / Brian Merchant --
6. Urbanization increases the threat of natural disasters / Stewart M. Patrick --
7. The increase of natural disasters is a biblical prophecy / Ron Fraser --
8. Catastrophe on camera: why media coverage of natural disasters is flawed / Patrick Cockburn --
9. The frequency of earthquakes is not increasing / Colin Stark --
10. Counting the costs of calamities / Economist --
11. Economic recovery from natural disasters is declining / Richard Heinberg --
12. International laws fail to address disaster-driven migration / Michael Clemens.
Series Title: Opposing Viewpoints In Context.; At issue., Disasters.
Responsibility: Roman Espejo, book editor.

Abstract:

"Books in this anthology series focus a wide range of viewpoints onto a single controversial issue, providing in-depth discussions by leading advocates, a quick grounding in the issues, and a challenge to critical thinking skills"--Provided by publisher.

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.

Similar Items

Related Subjects:(1)

Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/930684043> # Are natural disasters increasing?
    a schema:CreativeWork, schema:MediaObject, schema:Book ;
    library:oclcnum "930684043" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1381416652#Place/detroit> ; # Detroit
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/miu> ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1381416652#Topic/natural_disasters> ; # Natural disasters
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/363.34/e23/> ;
    schema:bookFormat schema:EBook ;
    schema:contributor <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1381416652#Organization/thomson_gale_firm> ; # Thomson Gale (Firm)
    schema:contributor <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1381416652#Person/espejo_roman_1977> ; # Roman Espejo
    schema:datePublished "2014" ;
    schema:description "1. Climate change is increasing the severity of natural disasters / Andrew Freedman -- 2. Climate change is increasing the frequency of floods and droughts / Paul A. Dirmeyer -- 3. Climate change is not increasing the frequency of floods / Kenneth Artz -- 4. Natural disasters are hitting harder, and not because of global warming / Jacey Fortin -- 5. Natural disasters caused by human activity have increased / Brian Merchant -- 6. Urbanization increases the threat of natural disasters / Stewart M. Patrick -- 7. The increase of natural disasters is a biblical prophecy / Ron Fraser -- 8. Catastrophe on camera: why media coverage of natural disasters is flawed / Patrick Cockburn -- 9. The frequency of earthquakes is not increasing / Colin Stark -- 10. Counting the costs of calamities / Economist -- 11. Economic recovery from natural disasters is declining / Richard Heinberg -- 12. International laws fail to address disaster-driven migration / Michael Clemens."@en ;
    schema:description ""Books in this anthology series focus a wide range of viewpoints onto a single controversial issue, providing in-depth discussions by leading advocates, a quick grounding in the issues, and a challenge to critical thinking skills"--Provided by publisher."@en ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/1381416652> ;
    schema:genre "Electronic books"@en ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:isPartOf <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1381416652#Series/opposing_viewpoints_in_context> ; # Opposing Viewpoints In Context.
    schema:isPartOf <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1381416652#Series/at_issue> ; # At issue.
    schema:name "Are natural disasters increasing?"@en ;
    schema:productID "930684043" ;
    schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/930684043#PublicationEvent/detroit_greenhaven_press_2014> ;
    schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1381416652#Agent/greenhaven_press> ; # Greenhaven Press
    schema:url <http://public.eblib.com/choice/PublicFullRecord.aspx?p=5538781> ;
    schema:url <http://LJ3LE7ZK2E.search.serialssolutions.com/?V=1.0&L=LJ3LE7ZK2E&S=JCs&C=TC0001556637&T=marc> ;
    schema:url <http://ezproxy.kcls.org/login?url=http://link.galegroup.com/apps/pub/6NZB/OVIC?sid=kbart?&u=kcls> ;
    schema:url <https://ezproxy.spl.org/login?url=http://link.galegroup.com/apps/pub/6NZB/OVIC?sid=kbart?&u=spl_main> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780737768237> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780737768220> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/930684043> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1381416652#Agent/greenhaven_press> # Greenhaven Press
    a bgn:Agent ;
    schema:name "Greenhaven Press" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1381416652#Person/espejo_roman_1977> # Roman Espejo
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1977" ;
    schema:familyName "Espejo" ;
    schema:givenName "Roman" ;
    schema:name "Roman Espejo" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1381416652#Series/at_issue> # At issue.
    a bgn:PublicationSeries ;
    schema:hasPart <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/930684043> ; # Are natural disasters increasing?
    schema:name "At issue." ;
    schema:name "At issue" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1381416652#Series/opposing_viewpoints_in_context> # Opposing Viewpoints In Context.
    a bgn:PublicationSeries ;
    schema:hasPart <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/930684043> ; # Are natural disasters increasing?
    schema:name "Opposing Viewpoints In Context." ;
    schema:name "Opposing Viewpoints In Context" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1381416652#Topic/natural_disasters> # Natural disasters
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Natural disasters"@en ;
    .

<http://ezproxy.kcls.org/login?url=http://link.galegroup.com/apps/pub/6NZB/OVIC?sid=kbart?&u=kcls>
    rdfs:comment "Read this eBook in Opposing Viewpoints in Context" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780737768220>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "0737768223" ;
    schema:isbn "9780737768220" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780737768237>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "0737768231" ;
    schema:isbn "9780737768237" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.