Sunday, September 30, 2007

A poker player's guide to environmental risk assessment

One of my favorite bloggers is Sam Smith at Undernews, the online outpost of the Progressive Review. Today he called attention to an old gem from his site: "...When confronted with conflicting odds, ask what happens if each projection is wrong. Temporary job loss because of environmental restrictions may come and go, but the loss of the ozone layer is something you can have forever...."

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