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Along with deforestation, climate change also plays a role in increasing fire risk in the Amazon and Pantanal.
WHAT WILDFIRES IN BRAZIL, SIBERIA, AND THE US WEST HAVE IN COMMONLILI PIKESEPTEMBER 17, 2020VOX
That won’t lessen the current level of risk, but it could at least limit how much worse things get.
SUPPRESSING FIRES HAS FAILED. HERE’S WHAT CALIFORNIA NEEDS TO DO INSTEAD.JAMES TEMPLESEPTEMBER 17, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
Water customers in Imperial Beach and Coronado were at risk of a suspect pricing mechanism, according to a ratepayer watchdog, until state regulators stepped in late last month.
ENVIRONMENT REPORT: STATE THROWS COLD WATER ON PRICING SCHEMEMACKENZIE ELMERSEPTEMBER 14, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
Some groups are subject to disproportionate risks so that other groups reap disproportionate benefits.
WHY COMING UP WITH EFFECTIVE INTERVENTIONS TO ADDRESS COVID-19 IS SO HARDNEIL LEWIS JR. (NLEWISJR@CORNELL.EDU)SEPTEMBER 14, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
When nothing else is predictable, brands can afford to take risks.
DEEP DIVE: HOW THE SUMMER OF 2020 FORCED BRAND MARKETING TO CHANGE FOR THE BETTERJIM COOPERSEPTEMBER 14, 2020DIGIDAY
To mitigate the risks of delivery delays, we need better ways for voters to track the status of their ballot in the mail.
VOTING BY MAIL IS MORE SECURE THAN THE PRESIDENT SAYS. HOW TO MAKE IT EVEN SAFERMATTHEWHEIMERSEPTEMBER 13, 2020FORTUNE
The risks are even higher in China, where vaccine producers have a history of scandals and the media is largely unable to play a watchdog role because of state control.
CHINA HAS QUIETLY VACCINATED MORE THAN 100,000 PEOPLE FOR COVID-19 BEFORE COMPLETING SAFETY TRIALSLILI PIKESEPTEMBER 11, 2020VOX
Women who have shown us that it’s okay to defy expectations and take big risks.
BOOK RECOMMENDATIONS FROM FORTUNE’S 40 UNDER 40 IN GOVERNMENT AND POLICYRACHEL KINGSEPTEMBER 10, 2020FORTUNE
“Young people often shrug off their risk, citing their age,” Gordon says.
A SOBERING BREAKDOWN OF SEVERE COVID-19 CASES SHOWS YOUNG ADULTS CAN’T DISMISS ITERIN GARCIA DE JESUSSEPTEMBER 9, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
Bubbling allowed officials to then identify campers most at risk of catching the virus.
FOUR SUMMER CAMPS SHOW HOW TO LIMIT COVID-19 OUTBREAKERIN GARCIA DE JESUSSEPTEMBER 8, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
JULY 30, 2021
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WORDS RELATED TO RISK

  • chanced it
  • compromised
  • endangered
  • exposed
  • hazarded
  • jeoparded
  • jeopardied
  • jeopardized
  • menaced
  • periled
  • risked
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irrefragableadjective | [ih-ref-ruh-guh-buhl ]SEE DEFINITION