Climate change and knowledge politics

  title={Climate change and knowledge politics},
  author={Reiner Grundmann},
  journal={Environmental Politics},
  pages={414 - 432}
  • R. Grundmann
  • Published 14 May 2007
  • Political Science
  • Environmental Politics
Abstract This paper addresses the paradox that although the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change has reached a broad consensus, various governments pursue different, if not opposing policies. This puzzle not only challenges the traditional belief that scientific knowledge is objective and can be more or less directly translated into political action, but also calls for a better understanding of the relation between science and public policy in modern society. Based on the conceptual… 
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