Science and Democracy Research and Analysis

The starting point for effective action is good information. An important part of our work at the Center for Science and Democracy is research and analysis—reports, case studies, and other publications—on issues of importance to the science/democracy partnership.


Added Sugar, Subtracted Science: How Industry Obscures Science and Undermines Public Health Policy on Sugar (2014)

Sugar interests use a variety of tactics to prevent science-based policy on sugar.

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The Post-Sandy Resilience of Hoboken, NJ (2014)

Strong political leadership, careful consideration of the science, and evidence-based decisions are making a difference in Hoboken's post-Sandy rebuilding. However, sustained leadership and community commitment will be needed to overcome the city's long history of sidelining science.

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Science, Democracy, and a Healthy Food Policy (2014)

This May 2014 forum brought together experts, advocates, and engaged citizens to explore how science can help advance healthier food environments for communities throughout the nation.

More Forum Proceedings

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