The new report from Koi Tū, Uncertain but inevitable – the expert-policy-political nexus and high-impact risks, exposes gaps in New Zealand’s risk management ecosystem and argues that countries need to rethink how they prepare for and manage high-impact risks. The report also discusses risk assessment and perception, cognitive bias, and explores issues of accountability.
» Download the report here
» Accompanying op-ed by Peter Gluckman: Investment in mitigating risk is always a difficult Government decision
» Media release: Rethink needed about how Governments manage risk
- *NEW* Stuff: Leading scientists call for public report of risks facing NZ (20 April)
- *NEW* Listener (republished in NZ Herald): NZ’s potentially catastrophic near-miss from outer space: ‘We’re not learning any lessons’ ($ – 20 April)
- Interview with RNZ Morning Report: Policy makers ignoring high-risk events – report (3′ 26″)
- Accompanying RNZ article: Governments must not just identify risks but prepare to deal with them, report warns