Infrastructure Report

In this report, we identify how we might help the public to tell us what they want from future infrastructure. Infrastructure systems are complex and contested, but also essential to wellbeing so we argue that the public has a right to express preferences about desirable infrastructure futures. In this report, we present the findings of workshops exploring new ways to talk about infrastructure, with the aim of providing recommendations for how the public and private sectors can more effectively elicit public perceptions.

Infrastructure Report

Evidence Week 2020

In the current context of the COVID-19 pandemic, we can all see how essential it is that decision makers are able to rapidly get to grips with all kinds of evidence, and be able to lead informed policy making in a complicated and quickly changing situation. That is why Sense about Science launched Evidence Week – to make sure that MPs have their hands on the best tools and information to hold government to account. As part of Evidence Week 2020 Katy Roelich discussed future proofing infrastructure decisions and explored how MPs can accommodate uncertainty when reviewing policy options designed to reach net zero emissions.

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