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Cryopolitics

Pub Date : 2017-03-24 | Author : Joanna Radin | Publisher : MIT Press

ISBN 10 : 9780262338707
ISBN 13 : 026233870X

As the planet warms and the polar ice caps melt, naturally occurring cold is a resource of growing scarcity. At the same time, energy-intensive cooling technologies are widely used..

Who Owns The Arctic

Pub Date : 2010-02-23 | Author : Michael Byers | Publisher : D & M Publishers

ISBN 10 : 192670696X
ISBN 13 : 9781926706962

Who actually controls the Northwest Passage? Who owns the trillions of dollars of oil and gas beneath the Arctic Ocean? Which territorial claims will prevail, and why — those of ..

The Multispecies Salon

Pub Date : 2014-09-22 | Author : Eben Kirksey | Publisher : Duke University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780822376989
ISBN 13 : 0822376989

A new approach to writing culture has arrived: multispecies ethnography. Plants, animals, fungi, and microbes appear alongside humans in this singular book about natural and cultur..

The World In 2050

Pub Date : 2010-09-23 | Author : Laurence C. Smith | Publisher : Penguin

ISBN 10 : 9781101443521
ISBN 13 : 1101443529

A vivid forecast of our planet in the year 2050 by a rising star in geoscience, distilling cutting-edge research into four global forces: demographic trends, natural resource deman..

Genes Brains And Human Potential

Pub Date : 2017-03-21 | Author : Ken Richardson, Dr | Publisher :

ISBN 10 : 0231178425
ISBN 13 : 9780231178426

For countless generations people have been told that their potential as humans is limited and fundamentally unequal. The social order, they have been assured, is arranged by powers..

Reasoning About Luck

Pub Date : 1996-07-13 | Author : Vinay Ambegaokar | Publisher : Cambridge University Press

ISBN 10 : 0521447372
ISBN 13 : 9780521447379

This book introduces the reader to statistical reasoning and its use in physics. It differs from other treatments of physics for nonscientists in its wide-ranging use of quantitati..