Thursday, March 29, 2012

Debating the Science on Health Impacts

There is a recent Public Radio International story out about the Colorado School of Public Health study (linked in a post below). It notes that Energy In Depth and other oil and gas interests are questioning the study aggresively. See this Denver Business Journal report for links to the industry critiques of the study.

We are in a condition of post-normal science, where science is being used as a tool in a political debate rather than a means to resolve it. Contestation, uncertainty...how should we make decisions when both the values and the science are debated?

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  1. what is scientific notation
    Scientific Notation include in the mathematics course. In the world of science some time we deal with numbers which are very small and those which are very large. In some branches of science large numbers while in others very small numbers are used.

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