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New Studies Present Models and Strategies for Creating a More Resilient Power System

Due to the complex interdependencies that exist between the electricity sector and all other critical infrastructures, disruption in the electric power sector can adversely affect our national security, public health, and the environment, and have...
9-Nov-2017 7:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Society for Risk Analysis Explores Decision Making Strategies Regarding U.S. National Security

As world leaders confront old and new global security problems, they can use this understanding to face problems while also taking into account cognitive and behavioral shortcomings that affect their decision-making. Two papers presented at the...
9-Nov-2017 7:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

The Society for Risk Analysis Presents Research Solidifying the Need for Reformed Climate Policies

Four studies presented at the 2017 Society for Risk Analysis (SRA) Annual Meeting will conduct a critical review of approaches scientists are using to characterize the impacts of climate change and assess the resulting economic damages. Ultimately,...
9-Nov-2017 7:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Risk Analysis and Emergency Management Vital to Cultural Preservation

As part of a symposium presented by the Society for Risk Analysis (SRA) Applied Risk Management Specialty Group, five studies on cultural property risk analysis will be presented to help decision-makers from museums and other institutions ensure...
9-Nov-2017 7:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Aging Water Systems Nationwide Pose Threats to Health

Legionnaires disease outbreaks in New York City and toxic levels of lead in Flint, Michigan have raised questions about how to manage risks in aging water systems. Multiple studies assessing the risk of opportunistic pathogens in water systems and...
9-Nov-2017 7:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

The “Healthier” Version of Smoking is More Harmful to Youthful Users Than It Seems

There is a general perception among the public that e-cigarettes or vaping products are safer than conventional cigarettes. While smoking has fallen significantly, public health questions arise about vaping, especially about youth usage and other...
9-Nov-2017 7:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

The Society for Risk Analysis Presents New Research on Who Really Benefits from Energy Efficient Manufacturing

Regulators claim that the value of the energy savings to consumers exceeds the incremental costs to manufacturers for delivering greater energy efficiency. This energy paradox challenges fundamental notions of how markets work. Four studies...
9-Nov-2017 7:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Electronic Cigarettes Increasing in Popularity and Acceptability as Perception of Health Risks Remains Low

Recently many college campuses around the country have banned the use of vaping nicotine products (VPNs) and e-cigarettes. A new study published in Risk Analysis: An International Journal found that people’s opinions of public vaping, are heavily...
17-Oct-2017 6:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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