Friday, April 13, 2007

Not Exactly the Kind of Risk Knowledge We Had in Mind

This AP story (via Breitbart) announces that an online gambling service is taking bets on the impacts of climate change. We were hoping for a more scientific approach to such an important risk, but maybe this portends more serious attention to the issues. A betting pool does create a rough picture of how a given audience views the likelihood of various hazards.

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