Global Environmental Risk

By Jeanne X. Kasperson; Roger Kasperson | Go to book overview

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1.1Space and scale relationships in global environmental change12
1.2Societal response to global environmental risk20
1.3Simple model of the structure of environmental risk26
1.4Framework for the analysis of risk amplification and attenuation36
2.1The causal structure of environmental hazards59
2.2The causal structure of stratospheric ozone depletion63
2.3Relevance of causal structure for hazard management: The example of stratospheric ozone depletion64
2.4Causal taxonomy for comparative assessment of environmental hazards65
2.5The causal structure of climate change69
2.6Hazard rankings by total consequence aggregation for the United States76
2.7Comparisons of hazard rankings for the United States: Total current consequences versus total future consequences78
2.8Comparisons of hazard rankings for the United States: Total consequences versus pervasiveness80

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