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Risk conundrums : solving unsolvable problems / edited by Roger E. Kasperson.

Contributor(s): Kasperson, Roger E [editor. ].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Earthscan risk in society.Publisher: Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY : Routledge, 2017Description: xxi, 276 pages illustrations, 24 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781138956070 (pb); 9781138956063 (hb) .Subject(s): Risk management | Risk perception | Risk communication | Environmental risk assessmentDDC classification: 368 RIS
Contents:
How can we be sure that we are working on the right risks? / Roger Kasperson, B. Ram, and S. Ratick -- Whose views really matter in the end? / Roger Kasperson, Paul Slovic, Nick Pidgeon, and Ortwin Renn -- How do we move forward when there is no trust? / Seth Tuler, Roger Kasperson, Dominic Golding, and Timothy Downs -- How can we best deal with the unexpected? / Robert Goble, Roger Kasperson, and Samuel Ratick -- How can we learn more from learning about risk controversies? / S. Tuler, K. Dow and, T. Webler -- The role of insurance and other policy tools in reducing the economic effects of global disasters / Howard Kunreuther -- How can we improve decision making in the face of catastrophic risk? / Howard Kunreuther, Paul Slovic, and Kimberly Giusti Olson -- Risk communication and social media / Jeannette Sutton and Shari Veil -- China's development and environmental risk management : a balanced perspective for the future / J. Bi ... [et al.] -- Addressing risk conundrums in megacity development : Mexico City / Timothy J. Downs and Marisa Mazari-Hiriart -- Ambiguity in an ambiguous region / Jeremy Tasch and Weiwei Tasch -- Risk conundrums of the renewable energy transition : can we balance opportunities, optimism, and challenges? / Bonnie Ram and Jennie Stephens -- Hydraulic fracturing : a risk for environment, energy security and affordability? / Nick Pidgeon, Merryn Thomas, Tristan Partridge, Darrick Evensen, and Barbara Harthorn -- Out of harm's way : challenges in reducing current and future coastal risk exposure / Susanne C. Moser, Kirstin Dow, and Seth Tuler -- Addressing risk conundrums in sustainable development / Timothy J. Downs, Edward R. Carr and Robert Goble -- Vulnerability does not just fall from the sky : addressing the vulnerability conundrum / Jesse Ribot -- Risk governance : concept and application to systemic risk / Ortwin Renn -- How can we prevent the collapse of humanitarian values in foreign policy decisions? / Paul Slovic, Robin Gregory, Daniel Vastfjall, and David Frank.
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How can we be sure that we are working on the right risks? / Roger Kasperson, B. Ram, and S. Ratick -- Whose views really matter in the end? / Roger Kasperson, Paul Slovic, Nick Pidgeon, and Ortwin Renn -- How do we move forward when there is no trust? / Seth Tuler, Roger Kasperson, Dominic Golding, and Timothy Downs -- How can we best deal with the unexpected? / Robert Goble, Roger Kasperson, and Samuel Ratick -- How can we learn more from learning about risk controversies? / S. Tuler, K. Dow and, T. Webler -- The role of insurance and other policy tools in reducing the economic effects of global disasters / Howard Kunreuther -- How can we improve decision making in the face of catastrophic risk? / Howard Kunreuther, Paul Slovic, and Kimberly Giusti Olson -- Risk communication and social media / Jeannette Sutton and Shari Veil -- China's development and environmental risk management : a balanced perspective for the future / J. Bi ... [et al.] -- Addressing risk conundrums in megacity development : Mexico City / Timothy J. Downs and Marisa Mazari-Hiriart -- Ambiguity in an ambiguous region / Jeremy Tasch and Weiwei Tasch -- Risk conundrums of the renewable energy transition : can we balance opportunities, optimism, and challenges? / Bonnie Ram and Jennie Stephens -- Hydraulic fracturing : a risk for environment, energy security and affordability? / Nick Pidgeon, Merryn Thomas, Tristan Partridge, Darrick Evensen, and Barbara Harthorn -- Out of harm's way : challenges in reducing current and future coastal risk exposure / Susanne C. Moser, Kirstin Dow, and Seth Tuler -- Addressing risk conundrums in sustainable development / Timothy J. Downs, Edward R. Carr and Robert Goble -- Vulnerability does not just fall from the sky : addressing the vulnerability conundrum / Jesse Ribot -- Risk governance : concept and application to systemic risk / Ortwin Renn -- How can we prevent the collapse of humanitarian values in foreign policy decisions? / Paul Slovic, Robin Gregory, Daniel Vastfjall, and David Frank.

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