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.
REPORTS & FACT SHEETS
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.
- Sugar-Coating Science: How the Food Industry Misleads Consumers on Sugar (2014)
- Partisanship, Industry Influence, and the House Science Committee (2014)
- Tricks of the Trade: How companies anonymously influence climate policy through their business and trade associations (2014)
- Toward an Evidence-Based Fracking Debate (2013)
- Assessing Trade and Business Groups' Positions on Climate Change (2013)
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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- Killer Cantaloupes: Ignoring the Science Behind Food Safety (2013)
- SARS: A Pandemic Prevented (2013)
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.
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