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Siebenhuener, Bernd. 2002. "How Do Scientific Assessments Learn? Part 2. Case Study of the LRTAP Assessments and Comparative Conclusions." Environmental Science & Policy 5: 421-427.

Abstract

Building on the introduction of the conceptual framework and the case study of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) in Part 1, this paper presents a case study of the scientific assessments within the Convention on Long-Range Transboundary Air-Pollution (LRTAP). This case study will be analysed under the umbrella of same conceptual framework as the previous case study in order to allow for comparative conclusions. In a comparative view, significant differences in structures, public attention, and the structure of the problems under consideration could account for differences in the learning performance in the two cases. The paper finally provides some suggestions for the design of assessments as endeavours of collective learning.

Keywords: scientific assessment, organisational learning, IPCC, LRTAP

 

See also:

Siebenhuener, Bernd. 2002. "How Do Scientific Assessments Learn? Part 1. Conceptual Framework and Case Study of the IPCC." Environmental Science & Policy 5: 411-420.

 

 
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