• Silver as a Constraint for a Large-Scale Development of Solar Photovoltaics? Scenario-Making to the Year 2050 Supported by Expert Engagement and Global Sensitivity Analysis 

      Lo Piano, Samuele; Saltelli, Andrea; van der Sluijs, Jeroen P (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019-06-14)
      In this study we assess whether availability of silver could constrain a large-scale deployment of solar photovoltaics (PV). While silver-paste use in photovoltaics cell metallization is becoming more efficient, solar ...
    • Systemic insecticides (neonicotinoids and fipronil): trends, uses, mode of action and metabolites 

      Simon-Delso, Noa; Amaral-Rogers, Vanessa; Belzunces, Luc P.; Bonmatin, Jean-Marc; Chagnon, Madeleine; Downs, Craig A.; Furlan, Lorenzo; Gibbons, David W.; Giorio, Chiara; Girolami, Vincenzo; Goulson, Dave; Kreutzweiser, David P.; Krupke, Christian H.; Liess, Matthias; Long, Elizabeth Y.; McField, Melanie D.; Mineau, Pierre; Mitchell, Edward A.D.; Morrissey, Christy A.; Noome, Dominique A.; Pisa, Lennard W.; Settele, Josef; Stark, John D.; Tapparo, Andrea; Van Dyck, Hans A.N.S.; Van Praagh, James; van der Sluijs, Jeroen Pieter; Whitehorn, Penelope R.; Wiemers, Martin (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2014-09-19)
      Since their discovery in the late 1980s, neonicotinoid pesticides have become the most widely used class of insecticides worldwide, with large-scale applications ranging from plant protection (crops, vegetables, fruits), ...
    • Teaching Philosophy of Science to Science Students: An Alternative Approach 

      Fjelland, Ragnar (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Although most scientists and their students probably are skeptical towards philosophy, there has been an increasing demand for philosophy, among others philosophy of science, in science education programs. However, for ...
    • 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 ...
    • Technoscience, policy and the new media. Nexus or vortex? 

      Saltelli, Andrea; Boulanger, Paul-Marie (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020-01)
      Science, technology and policy are today entangled in concurrent crises, rapid transformations and conflicts, which are alimented by an ever-accelerating media system. Existing attempts to capture separate elements of ...
    • Toward a multi-faceted conception of co-production of climate services 

      Bremer, Scott; Wardekker, Arjan; Dessai, Suraje; Sobolowski, Stefan Pieter; Slaattelid, Rasmus Tore; van der Sluijs, Jeroen P (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019-02-11)
      Increasing numbers of scholars and practitioners appeal to procedural theories of ‘co-production’ as they work to transform climate science into climate services. Most work in this direction theorises co-production as an ...
    • Towards Inclusive Environmental Governance: a Study of the Expert-Lay Interplay in a Brazilian Social Movement 

      Delgado Alemán, Ana (Doctoral thesis, 2009-04-17)
      First and foremost this dissertation concerns itself with inclusive manners of environmental governance. In a broad sense, it addresses the science-politics interplay in environmental governance. It focuses upon two main ...
    • Towards Post-Pandemic Sustainable and Ethical Food Systems 

      Kaiser, Matthias; Goldson, Stephen; Buklijas, Tatjana; Gluckman, Peter; Allen, Kristiann; Bardsley, Anne; Lam, Mimi Elizabeth (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      The current global COVID-19 pandemic has led to a deep and multidimensional crisis across all sectors of society. As countries contemplate their mobility and social-distancing policy restrictions, we have a unique opportunity ...
    • Transforming Scientists’ Understanding of Science–Society Relations. Stimulating Double‑Loop Learning when Teaching RRI 

      Hesjedal, Maria Bårdsen; Åm, Heidrun; Sørensen, Knut Holtan; Strand, Roger (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      The problem of developing research and innovation in accordance with society’s general needs and values has received increasing attention in research policy. In the last 7 years, the concept of “Responsible Research and ...
    • An update of the Worldwide Integrated Assessment (WIA) on systemic insecticides. Part 2: impacts on organisms and ecosystems 

      Pisa, Lennard W.; Goulson, Dave; Yang, En-Cheng; Gibbons, David W.; Sanchez-Bayo, Francisco; Mitchell, Edward; Aebi, Alexandre; van der Sluijs, Jeroen P; MacQuarrie, Chris J.K.; Giorio, Chiara; Long, Elizabeth Yim; McField, Melanie D.; Bijleveld van Lexmond, Maarten; Bonmatin, Jean-Marc (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      New information on the lethal and sublethal effects of neonicotinoids and fipronil on organisms is presented in this review, complementing the previous Worldwide Integrated Assessment (WIA) in 2015. The high toxicity of ...
    • Value- And ecosystem-based management approach- And Pacific herring fishery conflict 

      Lam, Mimi Elizabeth; Pitcher, Tony J.; Surma, Szymon; Scott, Jeffery; Kaiser, Matthias; White, April SJ; Pakhomov, Evgeny A; Ward, Lawrence M (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      We introduce an innovative value- and ecosystem-based management approach (VEBMA) that exposes resource policy tradeoffs, fosters good governance, and can help to resolve conflicts. We apply VEBMA to the Pacific herring ...
    • Virtue Ethics and Integration in Evidence-Based Practice in Psychology 

      Berg, Henrik (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020-02-18)
      The policy statement for evidence-based practice in psychology is the most important document in contemporary psychotherapy. In its current form, evidence-based practice in psychology gives scientific research precedence ...
    • The visual framing of climate change impacts and adaptation in the IPCC assessment reports 

      Wardekker, Arjan; Lorenz, Susanne (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) is a key source on climate change information. How the IPCC presents and frames this climate information influences how policymakers and various stakeholders worldwide ...
    • What Ethics for Bioart? 

      Vaage, Nora Sørensen (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016-04)
      Living artworks created with biotechnology raise a range of ethical questions, some of which are unprecedented, others well known from other contexts. These questions are often discussed within the framework of bioethics, ...
    • What hat are you wearing? On the multiple roles of fishery scientists in the ICES community 

      Dankel, Dorothy Jane; Stange, Kari; Nielsen, Kåre Nolde (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016)
      Trends towards a more participatory agenda in policy-relevant science imply that the roles and work tasks of scientists become more multifaceted. In Europe, the increased use of multiannual plans creates a need for fishery ...
    • “What Was That Word? It’s Part of Ensuring Its Future Existence” Exploring Engagement Collectives at the European Commission’s Joint Research Centre 

      Völker, Thomas; Guimarães Pereira, Ângela (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      This paper provides an empirical analysis of an initiative to establish a Community of Practice on citizen engagement at the European Commission’s (EC) Joint Research Centre (JRC). This initiative is one of the more recent ...
    • When laypeople are right and experts are wrong: Lessons from love canal 

      Fjelland, Ragnar (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016)
      Love Canal, a suburban town in New York State built on a waste disposal site of a former chemical factory, provoked one of the first major environmental controversies. It involved scientists, citizens and politicians, ...
    • Why general artificial intelligence will not be realized 

      Fjelland, Ragnar (Journal article, 2020-06)
      The modern project of creating human-like artificial intelligence (AI) started after World War II, when it was discovered that electronic computers are not just number-crunching machines, but can also manipulate symbols. ...
    • Why Only Efficiency, and Not Efficacy, Matters in Psychotherapy Practice 

      Berg, Henrik (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021-05-07)
      Evidence-based practice in psychology consists of two quality parameters. One of these quality parameters is efficacy and the other is efficiency. In this article, it is argued that the only relevant parameter for determining ...
    • Why so many published sensitivity analyses are false: A systematic review of sensitivity analysis practices 

      Saltelli, Andrea; Aleksankina, Ksenia; Becker, William; Fennell, Pamela; Ferretti, Frederico; Holst, Niels; Li, Sushan; Wu, Qiongli (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019-04)
      Sensitivity analysis provides information on the relative importance of model input parameters and assumptions. It is distinct from uncertainty analysis, which addresses the question ‘How uncertain is the prediction?’ ...