Program

INTRO LECTURES

An attempt to transform scientific controversies into constructive dialogue, Elena Rocca (LINK)

Certainty, objectivity, values, facts: Some basic concerns about philosophical bias in science, Svein Anders Noer Lie (LINK)

Bridging the Interdisciplinary Gap: Unifying Scientific Thought ProcessesValdi Ingthorsson (LINK)

Session A. SUSTAINABLE FOOD PRODUCTION AND FOOD SYSTEMS

‘Frankenswine’, genome editing, and the question of sustainable pig farming, Stephan Guttinger (LINK)

Divergent approaches to sustainable food systems research. Value assumptions as a source of controversy, Milutin Stojanovic (LINK)

Session B. CLIMATE CHANGE AND ADAPTATION: CONSERVATION, GOVERNANCE, FITNESS 

Saving the Unicorn of the Sea: Science, ethics and politics in the sustainable management of narwhal in east Greenland, Fern Wickson (LINK)

Philosophical bias and adaptation to climate change: ‘how fit is it, really’,  Vanessa Triviño Alonso (LINK)

Session C. DIGITALISATION AND POLICY

Tensions in decision-making for sustainable development: presenting a digital tool and some biases, Carla Susana A. Assuad (LINK)

Sustainable care for an ageing population; interdisciplinary tensions around the role of remote care technologies, Andrew Eccles (LINK)

Session D. SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY: MAKING RATIONAL DECISIONS 

Social media and censorship – tensions over social sustainability, Fredrik Andersen (LINK)

What is the social cost of carbon? Philosophical tensions in integrated assessment modelling, Henrik Thoren (LINK)

Two narratives in the circular economics controversy, Roger Strand (LINK)

Organising committee: Rani Lill Anjum and Elena RoccaNMBU CAPS

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