Risk versus Knowledge

Framing what is known against what is not Society is challenged, and at times troubled, as it grapples with what is known and what it not. Determining between fact and fiction helps understand risk. For society, uncertainty is not new but its importance has increased in the modern day. Thomas …

National Academy of Science’s GM Crop Consensus

Science is the standard that has been used for decades to find solutions, innovate and improve efficiencies, but increasingly, society is less certain about science and reassurances are sought through socio-economic assessments. There are two options to assess risks of new technologies and products: the first, to use strictly science-based …