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Nominations for the Maddox Prize for Standing up for Science

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Missing Evidence

An inquiry into the delayed publication of government-comissioned research

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'The Ugly Truth'

by Tracey Brown, director of Sense About Science

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Measuring government transparency

New framework rates use of evidence

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Making Sense of Weather and Climate Image

Making Sense of Weather and Climate

An introduction to forecasts and predictions of weather events and climate change

We worked with climate and weather scientists to review how weather and climate issues are discussed in media coverage and policy debates. This briefing addresses what they noticed were frequent misunderstandings to avoid losing sight of the science amidst the rows about policy, the exaggeration and Hollywood-style presentation.

Author: Sense About Science

Document type: Making Sense Of

Published: 15 March 2007

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