Tagged: Risk management

What children can teach us about looking after the environment - Guest Work

Guest Author Apr 18, 2018

Rebecca Koomen, Max Planck Institute This article was originally published on The Conversation. Read the original article. United States President Donald Trump sparked outrage last year when he announced that the US would pull out of the Paris climate agreement. The decision frustrated world leaders because it undermined the process of global cooperation, … Read More

Avoiding possible catastrophe — even if you are confused - Open Parachute

Ken Perrott Oct 20, 2011

Here’s a nice little video from Greg Craven. It’s arguing for an approach to the climate change controversy which doesn’t involve understanding complex science – risk management. It’s a sensible approach. one that governments and organisations often take when they … Continue reading → … Read More

The Risky Business of Hunger - Skepticon

Darcy Cowan Jul 16, 2010

We like to think of ourselves as rational actors when it comes to making decisions, we take in information, process it and choose the path that we think will lead to a desirable outcome (if we aren’t deep-seated masochists I suppose). Regular readers of this blog and others that espouse a sceptical viewpoint will know [...] … Read More