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This may, in turn, induce people to take a closer look at the issue they’re talking about. Observe Caution in Moving from Science to Values Despite all the recommendations in its favor, we should observe caution in moving too quickly from science-based communications to moral and values-based appeals, recognizing not only the beneﬁts but the risks of doing so. ➢ First, while many values are socially constructed, some are personal and may not allow for the level of commonality needed to achieve a societal consensus for action.
S. for prompting societal action on climate change. The religious leaders at our Conference, and others who engaged with them on what they believe is needed from religious communities, produced a set of compelling recommendations that could go a long way toward promoting societal action on climate change. The recommendations called on religious leaders and communities “to recognize the scale, urgency and moral dimension of climate change, and the ethical unacceptability of any action that damages the quality and viability of life on Earth, particularly for the poor and most vulnerable” (Recommendation #11).
Science as a Land of Contrarians and Reversals There are a few complications with this proposal to survey scientists or to rely on new efforts to crystallize and publicize scientiﬁc consensus more generally. , the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change). We need to better understand the reasons for their apparently limited impact. Perhaps the public believes that such declarations and peer-reviewed processes are subject to self-selection and politicization. If so, a comprehensive survey of all those scientists qualiﬁed to pass judgment, publicized as such, could be signiﬁcantly more inﬂuential than these previous efforts.