Scientists

A scientist is a person who conducts scientific research to advance knowledge in an area of interest.In classical antiquity, there was no real ancient analog of a modern scientist. Instead, philosophers engaged in the philosophical study of nature called natural philosophy, a precursor of natural science. It was not until the 19th century that the term scientist came into regular use after it was coined by the theologian, philosopher, and historian of science William Whewell in 1833.In modern times, many scientists have advanced degrees in an area of science and pursue careers in various sectors of the economy such as …

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WRI · 10 December 2021 English

This paper discusses how applied behavioral science can translate recent travel reductions into long-term organizational and sector-wide practices and policies that decrease harmful aviation emissions by supporting reduced air travel.

intervention aimed at changing behavior, behavioral scientists engage in a for- mative research process referred


ORF · 22 November 2021

International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA), which included the contribution of over 250 scientists, concluded that the most important development in the 21 st century would be the exponential growth


UNEP · 18 November 2021

cities is an imperative for city leaders, urban planners, local communities, national institutions, scientists, the private sector and civil society,” said Joyce Msuya, Deputy Executive Director of UNEP.


EPRS · 16 November 2021

CO2 discharges. Notably, the leaders of China and Russia did not attend. Before the conference, scientists, analysts and many politicians had urged swift and radical action on climate change, pointing to


NBER · 12 November 2021

have sought the guidance of epidemiologists and economists. Unfortunately, while both groups of scientists use many of the same basic mathematical tools, the models they develop to inform policy tend to


RSIS · 11 November 2021 English

recent years. [...] The nuclear discussions at COP26 demonstrated how governments, farmers and scientists can boost resilience to the impacts of climate change and institutionalise more sustainable management

COP26 demonstrated how governments, farmers and scientists can boost resilience to the impacts of climate Agriculture Organisation (FAO) have been helping local scientists use nuclear technology to develop climate-smart


ASI · 11 November 2021 English

for advanced modular reactors require greater scrutiny.Just as the government set up a panel of scientists (SAGE) to provide advice on an area with a high degree of uncertainty, a similar approach could

• Just as the government set up a panel of scientists (SAGE) to provide advice on an area with a high incognita, it very sensibly set up a panel of scientists, SAGE, to provide advice. We propose a similar pandemic but one has to suspect it did. 2. All scientists’ opinions seem to have been respected equally quite a wide list of UK and over- seas top energy scientists and engineers should be drawn up to form a high decarbonise as fast as possible, but we need scientists and engineers to tell us what is possible in


World Bank Group · 10 November 2021 English

AICCRA will encourage the participation of women scientists and researchers in partner institutions. - AICCRA will encourage the participation of women scientists and researchers in partner institutions. - AICCRA will encourage the participation of women scientists and researchers in partner institutions. - AICCRA will encourage the participation of women scientists and researchers in partner institutions. -


World Bank Group · 10 November 2021 English

disease and death from COVID-19. With COVID-19, scientists are still trying to understand the full picture


IMF · 5 November 2021 English

This paper builds a framework to quantify the financial stability implications of climate-related transition risk in Colombia. We explore risks imposed on the banking system based on scenarios of an …

global warming to 2°C or less, deemed as safe by scientists, requires an increase in carbon tax around


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