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Entries by David Ropeik from 10/2010

Europe Says Bisphenol A. Is Safe. But...

| Posted 10.06.2010 | Huffington Post

Bisphenol A. is a classic case of how, as much as we'd like to think our thinking brain can calculate risk based on facts, in the end it's not just about facts, but how those facts feel.

The Word: Feariness

| Posted 10.19.2010 | Politics

There are two kinds of fear, and they're easy enough to tell apart. The real kind of fear is the fear that keeps you safe. The false fear is what the doomsayers use to attract members and money.

Nuclear Power Ambivalence: the Fears and the Facts

| Posted 10.28.2010 | Green

Germany's ambivalence about nuclear power, common in many developed countries, is again on display following the decision by Chancellor Merkel and the...