Beyond Climate Science

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Science  30 Oct 2009:
Vol. 326, Issue 5953, pp. 643
DOI: 10.1126/science.1179807

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The United States is moving rapidly into an age of climate-related decisions involving mitigation and adaptation, following decades of focusing on reducing uncertainties in attribution and prediction. But the nation lacks a deliberate approach to generating the “environmental intelligence” needed to support good decisions.