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Scientists in politics and policy

Scientists, and experts more generally, have choices about the roles that they play in today's political debates on topics such as global warming, genetically modified foods, and food and drug safety, just to name a few. On Tuesday 7 February 2012, in the Lowy Lecture Series, Professor in Environmental Studies at the University of Colorado, Roger Pielke, discussed how we can understand these choices, their theoretical and empirical bases, what considerations are important to think about when deciding, and the consequences for the individual scientist and the broader scientific enterprise.
 

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