The Sociology and Technology of Energy
Energy is at the top of the list of environmental problems facing industrial society, and is arguably the one that has been handled least successfully, in part because politicians and the public do not understand the physical technologies, while the engineers and industrialists do not understand...
Published April 12th 2013 by Routledge
"Evaluating Fears about the Health Risks of Technology, 1948-1971"
Given time, scientists reach consensus about the truth or falsity of a wide range of alleged hazards. Today, there is broad agreement that CFCs destroy stratospheric ozone. On the other hand, research does not support claims that electromagnetic fields from transmission lines cause a noticeable...
Published April 21st 2004 by Routledge