Thursday, September 29, 2016

Experts, scientists, lay people... what do they know & what do they do?

I have new paper out in Minerva with the title The Problem of Expertise in Knowledge Societies. It is open access, so this link should enable you to get immediate access.

Here is the abstract:

Monday, September 26, 2016

Unsettled science, and more wickedness

Gernot Wagner and Richard Zeckhauser have a new paper out. It's title is 'Confronting Deep and Persistent Climate Uncertainty' and the motto of the paper is 'Climate science is not settled.' To avoid misunderstanding, the authors are not contrarians of climate policy, quite the contrary. Their argument is supposed to boost policies aimed at decarbonization.