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GeoPolicy: How to achieve policy impact

GeoPolicy: How to achieve policy impact

Last year, the European Commission’s Joint Research Centre (JRC) published their Science for Policy Handbook that provides advice on how to bring science to the attention of policymakers. The Handbook is divided into 19 Chapters covering different areas of science for policy as well as some of the challenges that scientists face when engaging with policy and potential solutions. This month’s GeoPo ...[Read More]

vEGU21 to GreenEGU ’22: what can we learn from a fully digital conference?

vEGU21 to GreenEGU ’22: what can we learn from a fully digital conference?

With EGU’s General Assembly fully virtual again this year, everyone attending will already be saving a huge amount of carbon by not travelling, sometimes across huge distances, to Vienna in Austria. But what about next year, and other future events when we will once again be able to meet in person? Are there things we can adopt from a virtual conference to make our in-person conference exper ...[Read More]

Want to GreenEGU in 2021? Five environmentally friendly things to try whilst working from home.

Want to GreenEGU in 2021? Five environmentally friendly things to try whilst working from home.

Normally at this time of year we would already have shared with you several ways that you could make your EGU General Assembly experience greener, from travelling by train where possible, to using re-usable cups instead of disposable ones. Taking the General Assembly online in 2020 and again this year in 2021 changed all of that, as usually our ideas were based around the fact that you couldn̵ ...[Read More]

Accessibility at EGU: Promoting inclusive language, an incomplete guide – VERSION 2!

Accessibility at EGU: Promoting inclusive language, an incomplete guide – VERSION 2!

Like all people, geoscientists can sometimes forget the importance of language. How scientists use language is important because it not only allows us to communicate effectively with different groups, from policymakers to concerned citizens and other researchers, but it can also influence how people respond on an emotional or personal level.  The way we use language can even influence how much som ...[Read More]