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Familiar Patterns of Man-made Disasters, Part 3 of 4: Climate Change (no Chinese hoax!)

Posted on August 7th, 2017 by in Chemical R&D

This post is the third in a series of four discussing avoidable disasters caused by human beings. Of the four posts three describe examples of disasters created by human beings Continue reading “Familiar Patterns of Man-made Disasters, Part 3 of 4: Climate Change (no Chinese hoax!)” »

Familiar Patterns of Man-made Disasters, Part 2 of 4: Smoking (The death toll keeps growing!)

Posted on July 29th, 2017 by in Chemical R&D

This post is the second in the series of four about avoidable disasters caused by human beings.  Three of the posts describe examples of man-made disasters: 1. Asbestos published July 17; 2. Smoking (July 31); and 3. Climate change (August 7).  Continue reading “Familiar Patterns of Man-made Disasters, Part 2 of 4: Smoking (The death toll keeps growing!)” »

Familiar Patterns of Man-made Disasters, Part 1 of 4: Asbestos (hardly an old issue!)

Posted on July 17th, 2017 by in Chemical R&D

Yes, hardly old!  Every five minutes someone dies of a disease related to asbestos inhalation!

What is a disaster?

Merriam-Webster dictionary defines disaster as “a sudden calamitous event bringing great damage, loss, or destruction. Continue reading “Familiar Patterns of Man-made Disasters, Part 1 of 4: Asbestos (hardly an old issue!)” »