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Science, Technology and the Environment (SC NATS 1840A) - Tuesday September 18th, 2012

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Natural Science
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NATS 1840
Carol Bigwood

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Science, Technology and the Environment (SC NATS 1840A) - Tuesday September 18th, 2012 Talking about tutorials, hand in log sheet with report for tutorials and hand in graft sheets with tutorials. Environmental Decision Making What kind of decisions? Any Decision likely to have some impact on our environment. Problem Prevention, Problem remediation, Evaluation of alternatives, Policy Direction, Regulation Often more challenging than it might appear because of the need to weigh many competing factors. What influences Decision-Making? Science underpins the decision-making process. But decisions are also informed by: One’s environmental worldview, Risks relative to likely benefits, Associated costs. Risk and costs can be quantified objectively, but worldviews
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