By Martin Kowarsch
While monetary and different social technological know-how services is imperative for winning public policy-making relating to international weather swap, social scientists face trade-offs among the medical credibility, policy-relevance, and legitimacy in their coverage recommendation. From a philosophical standpoint, this booklet systematically addresses those trade-offs and different an important demanding situations dealing with the built-in monetary exams of the Intergovernmental Panel on weather swap (IPCC). in response to John Dewey’s pragmatist philosophy and an research of the value-laden nature and reliability of weather swap economics, the ebook develops a elegant science-policy version and particular instructions for those exams of weather coverage suggestions. The center proposal is to scientifically discover some of the useful implications of other weather coverage pathways in an interdisciplinary demeanour, including diversified stakeholders. this might facilitate an iterative, deliberative public studying method referring to disputed coverage concerns. This quantity makes novel contributions to 3 strands of the literature: (1) the philosophy of (social) technological know-how in coverage; (2) the philosophy of economics; and (3) debates concerning the layout of clinical exams, together with the continual IPCC reform debate. This paintings is hence attention-grabbing for philosophers and different students reflecting at the science-policy interface, but additionally for evaluation practitioners, weather policy-makers, and economists. The science-policy strategy constructed during this quantity has already encouraged the new socio-economic IPCC assessment.
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