22 MAR 2012 by ideonexus

 The Political Environmental Conundrum

Action regarding the environment requires objectivity, precision, accuracy, validity, replication, constructive criticism, and consensus. Scientists, engineers, and economists have to stay focused on putting accurate data into the hands of decision makers, while they explain their findings to the public, which, in the end, wields decisive power in a free society. Mechanisms must be developed to transform highly technical findings into governmental and economic policies. If we can reach a po...
Folksonomies: politics environmentalism
Folksonomies: politics environmentalism
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Gingrich succinctly explains the political, scientific, and media schisms that promote inaction concerning environmental issues.