David Ropeik: "Risk" (Houghton Mifflin)

David Ropeik: "Risk" (Houghton Mifflin)

With stories of terrorism, anthrax, snipers, kidnappings and shark attacks all making recent headlines, it's a wonder anyone bothers to get out of bed! David Ropeik of the Harvard Center for Risk Analysis talks about why it is we fear...

With stories of terrorism, anthrax, snipers, kidnappings and shark attacks all making recent headlines, it's a wonder anyone bothers to get out of bed! David Ropeik of the Harvard Center for Risk Analysis talks about why it is we fear things that actually pose a very small risk, and about the things we perhaps should spend a little more time worrying about.

Guests

Dr. David Ropeik

director of risk communication for the Harvard Center for Risk Analysis

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