Roger Pielke, Jr. participating PhD Workshop at Maastricht University in the Netherlands

April 12, 2012

ICISOn April 12-13, Roger Pielke, Jr. will be participating in a two-day workshop on “Knowledge production for sustainable development” at Maastricht University in the Netherlands.

Sustainability issues raise questions about the interrelationships between science, policy and society. The popular idea is that science produces knowledge that, when handed over to policy and society, will automatically will do its beneficial work – as data, methods or truths. This instrumental view is misleading for several reasons. In this workshop we will review and discuss these four basic aspects of knowledge production for sustainable development. More Information.