Basing public policy on science and knowledge

28 Apr 2017

The success of the IPCC and the high esteem accorded to its work, which was acknowledged by the award of the Nobel Prize, have highlighted the importance not only of scientific work applied to the knowledge and management of global and regional issues, but also the organization and dissemination of this work to influence decisions. Others have sought to adapt this model to apply to other global issues, particularly through the establishment of analogous assessment bodies.