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Witches, Floods, and Wonder Drugs: Historical Perspectives on Risk Management
Risk is a people problem, and people have been contending with it for a very long time indeed. I extract some lessons from this historical record and explore their implications for current and future practice of risk ...
Scenarios of Socioeconomic Development for Studies of Global Environmental Change: A Critical Review
This study (1) critically reviews existing studies of global trends in population, agriculture, and energy with a view toward showing which studies are most useful for which sorts of studies of global environmental change ...
On the Practical Implications of the Carbon Dioxide Question
There is no doubt that atmospheric concentrations of CO2 and other "greenhouse" gases have been increasing and will continue to do so for the next several decades at least. Climate models predict that this will lead to a ...