By Adam S. Parris, Dr. Gregg M. Garfin, Professor Kirstin Dow, Dr. Ryan Meyer, Dr. Sarah L. Close
Society is more and more laid low with weather affects, from lengthy water shortages to harmful coastal floods and wildfires. Scientists learning weather diversifications are desirous to have their wisdom utilized in adaptive choice making. to accomplish this, technological know-how and society needs to have interaction productively round complicated administration and coverage demanding situations. For over twenty years, the science-society interface has been fertile floor for the local built-in Sciences and exams (RISA) courses backed through the U.S. nationwide Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
Climate in Context describes what it takes to assist scientists and stakeholders interact to “co-produce” weather technological know-how wisdom, coverage, and motion. This state-of-the artwork synthesis displays on classes realized via RISA courses, and gives a sober evaluation of the demanding situations forward. via case stories from a variety of US areas, this e-book offers classes and suggestions for companies and people who are looking to paintings on the science-society interface on more than a few weather demanding situations.
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What is the existing decision-making context with respect to climate? a. What decisions are climate sensitive? How sensitive? b. What are the time frames in which climate-sensitive decisions are made? After this suite of questions, there is often a decision point as to whether to ask directly about needs (Q4) or to ask about the constraints to using climate or scientiﬁc information more broadly (Q2 and Q3). The answer depends on the decision-makers and their context. Q2. What are the contextual factors that inﬂuence decision-making and use of climate information?
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Climate in Context: Science and Society Partnering for Adaptation by Adam S. Parris, Dr. Gregg M. Garfin, Professor Kirstin Dow, Dr. Ryan Meyer, Dr. Sarah L. Close