Tag: Climate Policy


Progress on the integration of climate services and Earth system modelling Publications / Publications series / Slider

There continues to be a growing awareness among decision-makers of the relevance and importance of climate information to a range of social and economic issues. To attempt to better inform such decisions a market of climate services is emerging. Such services are based on climate data and scientific knowledge covering the past, present and possible future climates. A key component of the data and knowledge,...

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Comparison of the social and scientific values of national climate projections in the Netherlands, Switzerland and the UK News

National climate projections are used to inform adaptation planning and decision-making in many countries. But why are such climate projections different from country to country, as seen in the modelling approaches chosen, or the way users were engaged? A joint research project by the University of Leeds and ETH Zurich explored how social and scientific values shaped the national climate projections of the Netherlands, Switzerland...

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Make climate-change assessments more relevant News

In a recent article published in Nature, a team of experts urge researchers to gear their studies, and the way they present their results, to the needs of policymakers. With the ink just dry on the Paris climate agreement, policymakers want to know how they can act most effectively. Ambition is high: the long-term goal is to keep the average warming of the planet to well below...

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