IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. - Environmental "nasty surprise" as a window on precautionary thinking

Author(s): J. Howard
Publisher: IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc.
Publication Date: 1 January 2002
Volume: 21
Page(s): 19 - 22
ISSN (Electronic): 1937-416X
ISSN (Paper): 0278-0097
DOI: 10.1109/MTAS.2003.1166562
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All environmental problems are nasty surprises. Each runs counter to Western society's expectation of endless progress through mastery of nature. But the term seems especially appropriate for... View More

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