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Comment on Societal Risk

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Science  25 Apr 1980:
Vol. 208, Issue 4442, pp. 372-375
DOI: 10.1126/science.208.4442.372

Abstract

There is a need to measure societal risk more accurately; to examine and reevaluate our priorities in risk reduction; to determine the level of expenditure for risk reduction beyond which adverse economic and political effects may be overriding; and to develop a national approach to risk management.