This second volume presents case studies covering a diverse range of chemical and technological innovations, and highlighting a number of systemic problems. It contains five parts: (i) lessons from health hazards and the value of independent scientific research and risk assessments; (ii) emerging lessons from ecosystems and their wider impacts such as climate change, floods and ecosystem resilience more broadly; (iii) emerging issues and potentially harming technology, including the Chernobyl and Fukushima nuclear accidents cases; (iv) costs, justice and innovation; and (v) implications for science and governance, including the use of insurance schemes and the reasons why businesses frequently ignore early warnings.
Format: Digital (Free)
ISBN (or other code): 978-92-9213-349-8
Tags: Natural hazards ; Example/ Good practice ; Climate change ; Early warning systems ; Disaster Risk Financing, Disaster risk transfer ; Flood ; Nuclear energy ; Case/ Case study ; Ukraine ; Japan Add tag