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Chloe Hill

Chloe Hill is the EGU Policy Manager. In this role, she provides scientists with information and resources that enable them to actively engage in the European policy process. She coordinates several activities that provide policymakers with scientific information and connects them with researchers around Europe. Chloe previously worked for the African EU Energy Partnership, and as a research assistant for the Indo-German Centre for Sustainability, the Institute of Climate and Sustainable Cities, and Forestry Tasmania. Chloe tweets at @Chl0e_Hill

GeoPolicy: Climate solutions at the center of focus this Earth Day

GeoPolicy: Climate solutions at the center of focus this Earth Day

Earlier this month, Climate Change 2022: Mitigation of Climate Change was published by the IPCC Working Group III as the third instalment of the IPCC’s Sixth Assessment Report (AR6). It emphasises that “rapid and deep” greenhouse gas emission reductions are needed across all sectors to have any chance of keeping the world below 1.5°C of warming above pre-industrial levels. However, it also outline ...[Read More]

How to EGU22: Your guide to science for policy at #EGU22!

How to EGU22: Your guide to science for policy at #EGU22!

Each year, the EGU General Assembly offers a huge array of scientific sessions as well numerous non-scientific sessions and activities that you can participate in to expand your network, diversify your expertise, and develop new skills! 2022 will be the the first time that EGU offers a hybrid General Assembly with options to join these sessions both in-person and virtually. This next How to EGU22 ...[Read More]

GeoPolicy: How a professional YouTuber inspired a science-policy debate in Europe

GeoPolicy: How a professional YouTuber inspired a science-policy debate in Europe

  I recently had the opportunity to talk with Joachim Allgaier, Professor for Communication and Digital Society at the Fulda University of Applied Sciences in Germany, about how video platforms such as YouTube support science communication and influence political decisions. This month’s GeoPolicy blog post explores some of the benefits of having an accessible online source of information and ...[Read More]

GeoPolicy: Don’t Look Up – could better science advice have saved the planet?

GeoPolicy: Don’t Look Up – could better science advice have saved the planet?

Note: Spoilers Ahead! If you haven’t already seen it, go and watch Don’t Look Up – and then come back to this blog to find out what the scientists in the film could have done to better connect and communicate with the policymakers involved! Don’t Look Up gives us a terrifying example of what could happen when policymakers ignore the science. The film tells the story of two astronomers, PhD candida ...[Read More]