No 4 (2010)

Table of Contents

Przedmowa
Michał Kleiber
Introduction to risk report
Zbiniew Z. Kundzewicz, Piotr Matczak, Zdzisław Sadowski
Axiology of threats
Jerzy Kwaśniewski, Zbigniew W. Kundzewicz, Katarzyna Juda-Rezler
Economic and social threats to development
Zdzisław Sadowski, Paweł Kozłowski
Threats in cyberspace
Ryszard Tadeusiewicz
The engagement of Polish Academy of Sciences in domestic and international activities related to the dilemma of dual use
Andrzej Górski
Selected health threads
Mieczysław Chorąży, Wojciech Kostowski
The mental health danger among Poles
Janusz Heitzman
Hazards of human health from the animal reservoir of zoonotic microorganisms
Tadeusz Wijaszka, Marian Truszczyński
Climate change related risk
Zbiniew W. Kundzewicz, Katarzyna Juda-Rezler
Natural disaster threats
Zbiniew W. Kundzewicz, Piotr Matczak
Water-related threats
Zbiniew W. Kundzewicz, Maciej Zalewski, Andrzej Kędziora, Edward Pierzgalski
Air pollution and municipal solid waste management related risks
Katarzyna Juda-Rezler, Piotr Manczarski
Risks to biological diversity
Andrzej Kędziora, Jerzy Karg
Environmental impact of transport
Artur Jerzy Badyda
Genetically modified crops and food – short review of potential risks
Katarzyna Lisowska, Mieczysław Chorąży
How expensive is a good university?
Jerzy Wilkin
Prestige and language
Stanisław Gajda
Leśmian’s ”alchemy of the body” (series Ballady and Pieśni kalekujące, collected in the Łąka volume)
Barbara Sienkiewicz
Wiesław Sadowski – wspomnienie pośmiertne
Maria Podgórska, Aleksander Welfe
Profesor Gerard Labuda (1916-2010)
Jerzy Strzelczyk
Pożegnanie Gerarda Labudy
Karol Modzelewski