Early this year, a human—using a systems interface—mistakenly sent a false alert warning of an incoming missile threat. Here's why we should focus on the error, and not the human.
We've posed some big questions to be answered at the 2018 Natural Hazards Workshop. Lori Peek gives insight into why.
Although hazards may be natural, we've long known that the disaster aspect is human-caused. Richard Olson examines how a seemingly slight turn of phrase impacts how the public thinks about disasters.