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GeoPolicy: What can we expect from COP26?

GeoPolicy: What can we expect from COP26?

The 26th session of the Conference of the Parties (COP26) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) will take place from 31 October to 12 November 2021, in Glasgow, Scotland. With the exception of 2020, COPs are held annually and provide a space for world leaders to negotiate climate policies, targets, and the next steps that need to be take to reduce global emissions. ...[Read More]

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]