Developing Policy-Relevant Global Climate Change Research

  • Christopher J. Bernabo
Part of the Ecological Studies book series (ECOLSTUD, volume 128)


Effective communication between researchers and decision makers is a crucial ingredient for successfully addressing society’s pressing environmental concerns. The increase in policy makers’ demands for research that is relevant to solving societal issues highlights the communication gap between the technical and policy communities. The gap, largely caused by lack of mutual understanding, results in flawed and inadequate communication that hinders decision making and confuses the public.


Decision Maker Technical Information Electric Power Research Institute Scientific Uncertainty Scientific Certainty 
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