“Risk perception” among UK population greater than in nine other countries surveyed for latest research.
Tags: covid-19 risk social-psychology
A series of experiments – including one on the BBC News website –finds the use of numerical ranges in news reports helps us grasp the uncertainty of stats while maintaining trust in data and its sources.
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Climate change could add around 20% to the global cost of extreme weather events by 2040, according to early findings from Cambridge researchers, who are urging businesses to evaluate their own exposures to the growing risk to improve their resilience and sustainability.
Tags: climate-change business climate risk
Two Cambridge risk researchers discuss how national governments are still stuck on "old problems", and run through the things that should be keeping our leaders awake at night.
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Governments are failing to understand global catastrophic risks and need to take urgent action, says new report
Governments are failing to understand the human-driven catastrophic risks that threaten global security, prosperity and potential, and could in the worst case lead to mass harm and societal collapse, say researchers at the University of Cambridge.
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