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Holm Tiessen

Holm Tiessen is Director of the Inter-American Institute for Global Change Research (IAI) and Professor on leave from Georg-August Universitat of Gottingen, Germany. He is the co-editor of Communicating Global Change Science to Society: An Assessment and Case Studies (Island Press, 2007).
Communicating Global Change Science to Society

Communicating Global Change Science to Society

An Assessment and Case Studies

National governments and research scientists may be equally concerned with issues of global environmental change, but their interests-and their timelines-are not the same. Governments are often focused on short-term effects and local impacts of...