Confronting Uncomfortable Knowledge Podcast with SAPEA

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Mario Giampietro and Roger Strand are Uncomfortable Knowledge Hub board memberscheck out their recent podcast, details below.

Catch Mario and Roger’s “hot off the press” podcast with Science Advice for Policy by European Academies (SAPEA), embedded at the end of this post. Listeners eager to engage are welcome to provide feedback either directly through our contact form or through SAPEA’s contact coordinates (see here).

Policymakers, like the rest of us, construct narratives to understand how the world works and to justify decisions based on that. At their best, these are shaped by scientific evidence. But even the best-informed narratives must by definition leave something out — and when what is left out would challenge or undermine the narrative, this is ‘uncomfortable knowledge’.

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