Sea level rise and climate change

Quick bibliography: Reviews/recent articles on sea level rise and climate change. **Updated January 2021** Classic reviews: *Hallegatte, S., Green, C., Nicholls, R. J., & Corfee-Morlot, J. (2013). Future flood losses in major coastal cities. Nature Climate Change, 3(9), 802-806. [PDF] [Cited by] “Flood exposure is increasing in coastal cities owing to growing populations and assets, the changing climate, and subsidence. Average global flood losses in…

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Generalized Anxiety Disorder–a sign of the times?

Quick bibliography: Reviews/recent articles on Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD)–a sign of our times? **Updated January 2021** Classic review: *Tyrer, P. & Baldwin, D. (2006). Generalised anxiety disorder. Lancet,  368 (9553), 2156-2166. [PDF] [Cited by] “Generalised anxiety disorder is a persistent and common disorder, in which the patient has unfocused worry and anxiety that is not connected to recent stressful events, although it can be aggravated…

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Nuclear power and climate change

There are many connections between nuclear power and climate change. Public perception of nuclear power has a very important and powerful impact on its current use and potential future development. Quick bibliography: Reviews/recent articles on nuclear power and climate change. Classic review: *Poumadère, M., Bertoldo, R., & Samadi, J. (2011). Public perceptions and governance of controversial technologies to tackle climate change: nuclear power, carbon capture and…

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Opioids, addiction, and overdose

Bibliography: Reviews/recent articles on opioids, addiction, and overdose. **Updated March 2021** Classic review: *Paulozzi, L.J. (2012). Prescription drug overdoses: A review. Journal of Safety Research, 43 (4), 283-289. [Cited by] “Overdoses involving prescription drugs in the United States have reached epidemic proportions over the past 20 years. Host factors include male sex, middle age, non-Hispanic white race, low income, and mental health problems. Agent risk factors include use…

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Gun ownership and violence

Quick bibliography: Reviews/articles on the connections between gun ownership and violence. **updated November 2020** Classic review: van Kesteren, J.N. (2014). Revisiting the Gun Ownership and Violence Link: A Multilevel Analysis of Victimization Survey Data. The British Journal of Criminology, 54 (1), 53–72. [PDF] [Cited by] “The link between gun ownership victimization by violent crime remains one of the most contested issues in criminology. Some authors claim…

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Solar-powered water harvesting and purification

Quick bibliography: 5 reviews/recent articles on solar-powered water harvesting and purification. Classic review: Sampathkumar, K., Arjunan, T.V., Pritchandi, P., & Senthilkumar, P. (2010). Active solar distillation—A detailed review. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, 14 (6), 1503-1526 . [PDF] [Cited by] “All over the world, access to potable water to the people are narrowing down day by day. Most of the human diseases are due to…

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