1,000,000 Piece Climate Change Jigsaw (Neil Matterson, 2008)
Actionable knowledge for climate progress
Addressing the problem of decision-makers never encountering “their” actionable knowledge, or losing it in the information deluge before they have the opportunity to apply it.
POSTED BY MARK TREXLER ON 7 JULY 2017 IN BRAIN POWER, TOOLS & TECH | 32 VIEWS | LEAVE A RESPONSE
In my previous article, I asked “does climate change information matter?” This article asks, “since yes, can I find the information I need?”
The idea of actionable climate knowledge reflects the reality that an individual making a climate-relevant decision is doing so on the basis of her ability to answer the two questions that govern all human decision-making: “is it worth it,” and “can I do it?” Each of us uses different information to answer the two questions, and it has to be extracted from the information deluge that crashes over us every day.
Here’s a great (non-climate) example of information that has been organized into actionable knowledge (thanks to Patrick McKercher):