Articles by Helene Joffe

The L’Aquila Quake Decision and the Stigma Against Science

The L’Aquila Quake Decision and the Stigma Against Science

Hazard prediction has become stigmatized in the scientific community and scientists have now been sentenced to jail for it.

 
Cultural Barriers to Earthquake Preparedness

Cultural Barriers to Earthquake Preparedness

A new study shows how cultural factors in the United States, Japan and Turkey affect how residents prepare for disasters.