• From Elite Folk Science to the Policy Legend of the Circular Economy 

      Funtowicz, Silvio Oscar; Giampietro, Mario (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020-07)
      This paper explores the implications of the widespread success of the term circular economy in the institutional and public debate. The concept of circular economy in itself implies a logical contradiction: on the one hand, ...
    • From risk calculations to narratives of danger 

      Funtowicz, Silvio Oscar (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      The purpose of this perspective article is to provide a broader viewpoint on the contents of this special issue on ‘narratives of change’ and the role of narratives not only for climate risk governance, but also for the ...
    • The technique is never neutral. How methodological choices condition the generation of narratives for sustainability 

      Saltelli, Andrea; van der Sluijs, Jeroen P; Kaiser, Matthias; Reinert, Erik S.; Funtowicz, Silvio Oscar; Giampietro, Mario; Benini, Lorenzo (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020-02-01)
      How to tackle uncertainties and ensure quality in integrated assessment for sustainability? To what extent does the choice of the methodology condition the narrative produced by the analysis? The present work argues that ...