Discerning experts : the practices of scientific assessment for environmental policy (eBook, 2019) [WorldCat.org]
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Discerning experts : the practices of scientific assessment for environmental policy

Discerning experts : the practices of scientific assessment for environmental policy

Author: Michael OppenheimerNaomi OreskesDale JamiesonKeynyn BrysseJessica O'ReillyAll authors
Publisher: Chicago, IL ; London : University of Chicago Press, 2019. ©2019
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Discerning Experts assesses the assessments that many governments rely on to help guide environmental policy and action. Through their close look at environmental assessments involving acid rain, ozone depletion, and sea level rise, the authors explore how experts deliberate and decide on the scientific facts about problems like climate change. They also seek to understand how the scientists involved make the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Case studies
Études de cas
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Oppenheimer, Michael.
Discerning experts.
Chicago ; London : University of Chicago Press, 2019
(DLC) 2018021455
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Oppenheimer; Naomi Oreskes; Dale Jamieson; Keynyn Brysse; Jessica O'Reilly; Matthew Shindell; Milena Wazeck
ISBN: 9780226602158 022660215X
OCLC Number: 1083266716
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: The need for expert judgment --
Assessing acid rain in the United States: the National Acid Precipitation Assessment Program --
Assessing ozone depletion --
Assessing the ice: sea level rise predictions for the West Antarctic Ice Sheet, 1981-2007 --
Patrolling the science/policy border --
What assessments do --
Responsibility: Michael Oppenheimer, Naomi Oreskes, Dale Jamieson, Keynyn Brysse, Jessica O'Reilly, Matthew Shindell, and Milena Wazeck.
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Evaluates expert assessments used by governments for advice on the science, economics, and policy options available to confront large-scale environmental problems  Read more...


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