What is actionable science?

February 8, 2013
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Actionable science is science that is relevant and/or applicable to government, business, and non-governmental organizational (NGO) audiences, and, in its broadest sense, can inform a larger, interested public. It is scholarship with the potential to inform decisions within government, business, and households; improve the design or implementation of public policies; influence public or private sector strategies; and inform planning and behaviors that affect the environment.