Values in socio-environmental modelling: Persuasion for action or excuse for inaction

@article{Voinov2014ValuesIS,
  title={Values in socio-environmental modelling: Persuasion for action or excuse for inaction},
  author={Alexey A. Voinov and Ralf Seppelt and Stefan Reis and Julia E. M. S. Nabel and Samaneh Shokravi},
  journal={Environmental Modelling and Software},
  year={2014},
  volume={53},
  pages={207-212}
}
Science in general and modelling in particular provide in-depth understanding of environmental processes and clearly demonstrate the present unsustainable use of resources on a global scale. The latest report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), for instance, shows that climate is changing and with a 95% certainty it is the humans have caused the change. The future climatic conditions are shown to be largely adversely affecting human wellbeing on this planet. Yet we see in… CONTINUE READING
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