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- The Precautionary Principle in the 20th Century–Late Lessons from Early Warnings by Poul Harremoës, David Gee, Malcolm MacGarvin, Andy Stirling, Jane Keys, Brian Wynne, and Sofia Guedes Vaz (Editor)., reviewed by Claude Plante
- Enough: Staying Human in an Engineered Age by Bill McKibben, reviewed by Martin Epstein
- Toward Nuclear Abolition: A History of the world Nuclear Disarmament Movement, Volume 3, 1971-present by Lawrence S. Wittner, reviewed by Lincoln Wolfenstein
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