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Infrastructures of risk: a mapping approach towards controversies on risks
Anyone concerned about food risks related, for example, to acrylamide, bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) or food supplements is confronted with vast and complex landscapes of political debates,Expand
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Beyond Speaking Truth? Institutional Responses to Uncertainty in Scientific Governance
Elitist, technical, and positivist models of scientific governance have been subject to much scrutiny and criticism by science and technology studies (STS) for many years. Seminal work in STS hasExpand
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Knowledge on Stage: Scientific Policy Advice
The paper provides a deeper insight into institutionally given opportunities for and limitations to reflexive, dialogue-centered, and risk-sensitive knowledge exchange between scientific experts andExpand
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Controversies around energy landscapes in third modernity
Abstract Transitions towards renewable energy sources are changing landscapes in many respects and causing controversies over legitimate landscape governance. The paper investigates these trends byExpand
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Is Science Based Consumer Advice Prepared to Deal with Uncertainties in Second Modernity? - The Role of Scientific Experts in Risk Communication in the Case of Food Supplements
The paper discusses the contribution and the functions of scientific experts in risk communication and consumer counselling under conditions of a ‘world risk soci-ety’. It investigates how scientificExpand
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Integrating power-to-gas in the biogas value chain: analysis of stakeholder perception and risk governance requirements
BackgroundWhen integrating power-to-gas (PtG) in the biogas sector (BGS), it is essential to consider how risk is perceived and handled since it influences technology uptake, acceptance, andExpand
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Bringing Climate Change Down to Earth: Climate Change Governance from the Bottom Up
In many localities, social activism has arisen to react on climate change and paves the way for new forms of coordination and cooperation. The article discusses proactive modes of climate governanceExpand
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