More than just talk: Connecting science and decisionmaking

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Abstract

Does society make decisions based on science? Do scientists determine how useful their work is to society? For many, the answer to both questions is a resounding "no". This article describes efforts to connect sustainability science with decisionmaking in the U.S. Southwest, demonstrating that with some hard work, the two communities can find a great deal of common ground.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)6-21
Number of pages16
JournalEnvironment
Volume47
Issue number9
DOIs
StatePublished - Nov 2005

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Global and Planetary Change
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Renewable Energy, Sustainability and the Environment
  • Water Science and Technology

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