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Climate Scientists: Honest Brokers or Aligned Advocates? | The Energy Collective January 15, 2013

Posted by sandyclaus in Politics, Science Center News.
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Both argue that as scientists are increasingly viewed not as honest brokers, but as advocates aligned with the goals of the Democratic party, scientists and their organizations risk losing public trust and only likely contribute to polarization on hot button issues like climate change. As their commentaries suggest, for all the attention that science communication research has deservedly received, what is still missing from this discussion is careful analysis, understanding and application of normative and ethical principles to how experts and their organizations can effectively engage the public and policy makers.

via Climate Scientists: Honest Brokers or Aligned Advocates? | The Energy Collective.

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1. Sybil - March 19, 2013

I truly have a tendency to agree with all the stuff that was posted throughout Cordless Blinds “Climate Scientists:
Honest Brokers or Aligned Advocates? | The Energy Collective | Culture Foam: Bubbling Up”.
I am grateful for all the actual details.Thanks for your effort,Aleisha


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