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Integrated Assessment is emerging as an approach that is suitable for accommodating the uncertainties and complexities of issues such as climate change, sustainability and lifestyles. With the aim of exploring participatory methodologies within the context of IA, a number of In-depth groups have been conducted in Venice, as part of an EC funded project called ULYSSES. This paper focuses on how technical issues were conveyed to a lay audience through the use of some instances of Information and Communication Technology, namely integrated assessment models. The issues of urban lifestyles and sustainability, particularly in relation to climate change, formed the focus of discussion, the use if ICT being explored during the sessions.

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Authors: ISIS, ;JRC-ISPRA (IT),
Bibliographic Reference: Article: International Journal of Environment and Pollution, (1999)
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