Why has there been such a failure to implement projects to reduce exposure to disaster risks? Coping with uncertainty about disaster risk in the policy making process is no easy task.
How do we begin to make sense of the potential health effects of such a novel event?
The US Navy has been under fire from Congress for its spending on energy research. This criticism is short-sighted, and ignores the military’s long tradition of technological innovation.
By Abdul El-Sayed Published October 30th, 2012 In the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy’s devastation, it would be all too easy to blame some of its victims for refusing to heed mandatory evacuation orders. Twenty-six people are dead along the storm’s path, and nearly 100 homes are destroyed. New York’s iconic subway system is under water,…
By Josh Brooks Published November 5, 2012 Imagine your run-of-the-mill nursing home—a brick building with individual rooms for each of the elderly residents many of whom have chronic conditions, periodic infections, and the need for continued care. Now, pack two or more of those residents in each room, put bars on the doorway, wrap a…
China’s rapid urbanization, and its related environmental cost, has been the focus of much attention. Could this rapid urbanization bring unexpected green benefits?
What can premature babies tell us about the evolution of marriage?
Black-and-white discourse may provide good soundbite fodder, but it ultimately limits how we understand and respond to issues.
What is faith-based environmentalism, and how might it transform the sterile political divides of American climate politics?
S&S Executive Director Jisung Park and Business & Technology Editor James Hacker were recently published on Bloomberg News discussing the impact Hurricane Sandy could have on the climate conversation.