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Climate Impacts: Taking Action in the Face of Uncertainty

Emma Visman from HFP has contributed to the  Living With Environmental Change Report: Taking Action in the Face of Uncertainty.

Abstract: Climate variability and change affect a wide variety of decisions, including those made in international policy, humanitarian and development work and UK local government. Since uncertainty is an inherent feature of knowledge about climate, decision makers must be ready to make decisions based on incomplete knowledge. Scientists, for their part, need to continue to work on characterising – and narrowing – uncertainty in ways that support decision makers. Communication of climate information has to convey the degree of confidence associated with scientific statements and recognise the complex, dynamic contexts in which decision makers are operating.

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2017-10-11T16:12:17+00:00Archives|0 Comments