Readings must be completed before the class number noted.
|Theme A: The Challenge of using Scientific and Technical Information in Environmental Policy-Making|
|1||Introduction and Overview|
|2||Discussion of Readings||
Adler, P. S., R. C. Barret, M. C. Bean, J. E. Birkhoff, C. P. Ozawa, and E. B. Rubin. Managing Scientific and Technical Information in Environmental Cases: Principles and Practices for Mediators and Facilitators. 2000, pp. 5-21.
Kendler, H. H. “Should Scientists Remain Objective?” Science 301 (2003): 310-311.
|3||Guest Participant: P. Patrick Leahy, Assoc. Director for Geology, USGS (Invited)||Sarewitz, D., and R. A. Pielke. “Prediction in Science and Policy.” In Prediction: Science, Decision Making, and the Future of the Nation. Edited by D. Sarewitz, R. A. Pielke, Jr., and R. Byerly. Island Press, 2000, pp. 11-21.|
|4||Discussion of Readings||
McCreary, S. “Resolving Science-intensive Public Policy Disputes-reflections on the New York Bight Initiative.” In The Consensus Building Handbook. Edited by L. Susskind, S. McKearnan, and J. Thomas-Larmer. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, Inc. 1999, pp. 829-858.
Smith, M. E. “Chaos, Consensus and Common Sense.” The Ecologist 25, no. 2/3 (1995): 80-85.
|5||Discussion of Readings||
Jacobs, K. L., S. N. Luoma, and K. A. Taylor. “CALFED an Experiment in Science and Decision-making.” Environment 45, no. 1 (2003): 30-41.
S. McCreary, J. Gamman, B. Brooks, L. Whitman, R. Bryson, B. Fuller, A. McInerny, and R. Glazer. “Applying a Mediated Negotiation Framework to Integrated Coastal Zone Management.” Coastal Management 29 (2001): 183-216. (Read pp. 202-209.)
|6||Guest Participant: Stanley Ponce, Senior Advisor for Partnerships and Business Policy, USGS (Invited)||Susskind, L. E. “The Need for a Better Balance between Science and Politics.” In Environmental Diplomacy. New York: Oxford University Press, 1994, pp. 63-78.|
|Theme B: Introduction and Development of the Joint Fact Finding Approach|
|7||Discussion of Readings||
Leshner, A. I. “Public Enagement with Science.” Science 299 (2003): 977.
Karl, H. A., and C. E Turner. “Incorporating Science into Decision-making.” Science 300 (2003): 1370.
Walker, G. B., and S. E. Daniels. “Natural Resource Policy and the Paradox of Public Involvement - Bringing Scientists and Citizens Together.” In Understanding Community-based Ecosystem Management. Edited by G. J. Gray, M. J. Enzer, and J. Kusel. New York: The Haworth Press, Inc., 2001, pp. 253-269.
|8||Discussion of Readings||
Ozawa, C., and L. E. Susskind. “Mediating Science-intensive Disputes.” Journal of Policy Analysis and Management 5, no. 1 (1985): 23-39.
Ehrman, J. R., and B. L. Stinson. “Joint Fact Finding and the Use of Technical Experts.” In The Consensus Building Handbook. Edited by L. Susskind, S. McKearnan, and J. Thomas-Larmer. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, Inc., 1999, pp. 375-399.
|9||Discussion of Readings||
Andrews, C. J. Humble Analysis - the Practice of Joint Fact Finding. Westport, Conn.: Praeger, 2002, p. 200.
Read the following:
|10||Discussion of Readings||
Daniels, S. E., and G. B. Walker. Working through Environmental Conflict - the Collaborative Learning Approach. Westport, Conn.: Praeger, 2001, p. 299.
Read the following:
|11||Discussion of Readings||
Daniels, S. E. and G. B. Walker. Working through Environmental Conflict - the Collaborative Learning Approach. Westport, Conn.: Praeger, 2001, p. 299. \
Read the following:
Cash, D. W., W. C. Clark, F. Alcock, N. M. Dickson, N. Eckley, D. H. Guston, J. Jager, and R. B. Mitchell. “Knowledge Systems for Sustainable Development.” In Proceedings of the National Academy of Science. (In press)
Powell, K. “Open the Floodgates.” Nature 420 (2002): 356-358.
Natural Resource Management in Rural Eastern Oregon
Guest Participant: Robert Alverts, Science Advisor, Office of the Regional Biologist, USGS (Invited)
Guest Participant: Christine Turner, Research Geologist, USGS (Invited)
Kusel, J., S. C. Doak, S. Carpenter, and V. E. Sturtevant. “The Role of the Public in Adaptive Ecosystem Management.” In_Sierra Neveda Ecosystem Project: Final Report to Congress_ 2. Vol. 2. Assessments and scientific basis for management options. Davis: University of California, Centers for Water and Wildlife Resources, 1996, pp. 611-624.
Shindler, B., and K. A. Cheek. “Integrating Citizens in Adaptive Management: A Propositional Analysis.” Conservation Ecology 3, no. 1, 14 (1999).
Turner, C. E. “An Experience in John Day, Oregon - the Need for USGS Agenda-less Science in Collaborative Partnerships.” An Internal USGS Report. 2003.
|13||Guest Participant: Michael Mery, Chair Tomales Bay Watershed Council (Invited; TBWC Embodies the Principles and Concepts Discussed in this Theme; the Importance of a Neutral Mediator)||
Mery, Michael. Notes on the Tomales Bay Watershed Council and Environmental Issues. 2003, p. 4.
McVicker, G., and T. Bryan. Community-Based Ecosystem Stewardship. 2002, p. 4.
|14||Framing a Joint Fact Finding Mission Statement in a Contested Ecosystem Management Situation|
|Theme C: Cape Wind Project|
|15||Cape Wind Controversy and Wind Energy in General||
Background on the Cape Wind Controversy and Wind Energy in General.
NY Times Magazine article.
|16||Current Status of Wind Power in General and Off Shore Wind Power in Particular||
Susskind, L., and P. Field. “The Mutual-Gains Approach.” In Dealing with an Angry Public. New York: The Free Press, 1996, pp. 37-59.
Readings on the Current Status of Wind Power in General and Off Shore Wind Power in Particular.
|17||NIMBY (not-in-my-backyard)||Readings on NIMBY (not-in-my-backyard).|
|18||Discussion of Readings||Readings on the Cape Wind Controversy.|
|19||Invited Guest Participant to Present the Overview of the wind Controversy|
|20||Invited Guest Participant to Present Pro-View of the Controversy|
|21||Invited Guest Participant to Present the Con-View of the Controversy|