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Flood-risk communications should be specific and tailored and utilise social networks Effective flood-risk communications should include specific information on how householders can protect themselves and their property against flooding, a recent Dutch study concludes. The researchers’ evaluation of communication strategies also highlights an important role for social media in spreading messages about flood risk and protection.
"Science for Environment Policy": European Commission DG Environment News Alert Service, Friday 17 June 2016
Water management: five policy conditions to help overcome the challenges of an uncertain future 'Adaptive co-management' could help water managers cope with future shocks and unpredictability brought by climate change, according to a recent study. They identify five conditions for policies that would create an enabling environment for this management approach, which include the need to account for water’s ecological functions, and for stakeholders to learn from each other.
"Science for Environment Policy": European Commission DG Environment News Alert Service, Friday 10 June 2016
Climate conference in Bonn: good progress to implement the Paris Agreement The first formal negotiating session in Bonn since the adoption of the historic Paris Agreement last December made good progress in developing the rules and tools that will guide the implementation of the Paris Agreement.
EC Climate Action, Thursday 26 May 2016
Launch of the ThinkHazard! web app on natural risks ThinkHazard! is a web app to help understanding of natural disasters at the local scale, across the globe. The app was officially presented on 19 May 2016 during the Understanding Risk forum in Venice, Italy.
BRGM, Thursday 19 May 2016
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