Making sense of science for policy under conditions of complexity and uncertainty
Ethics bodies and guidelines are needed to shape scientific advice provided to policymakers. The academy consortium SAPEA (Science Advice for Policy by European Academies), which provides scientific input to the European Commission’s Scientific Advice Mechanism, also says in its new report that such advice should be multidisciplinary.
More than ever, policymakers need good quality science advice to inform their decisions. Yet, the very policy issues for which scientific input is most needed are the ones where the science itself is often complex and uncertain, e.g. climate change, environmental pollution, economic crises or the digital transformation of societies. This challenge is also addressed by the new SAPEA report.
Edition / Volume: SAPEA Evidence Review Report, 6
Pages: 182 p.
Standard identifier: ISBN 978-3-9820301-3-5 / DOI 10.26356/MASOS