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GeoPolicy: 5 ways for scientists to take the lead on evidence-informed policymaking

GeoPolicy: 5 ways for scientists to take the lead on evidence-informed policymaking

On 15 November 2022, the EGU and the European Parliament Intergroup on ‘Climate Change, Biodiversity and Sustainable Development’ jointly coordinated an event, ‘Supporting the EU’s Biodiversity Targets by Bridging the Science-Policy Divide’. The event highlighted how science could be used to support the ambitious targets outlined in the EU Biodiversity Strategy for 2030 and proposed EU Nature Rest ...[Read More]

GeoPolicy: A new step to build robust science-for-policy ecosystems in Europe

GeoPolicy: A new step to build robust science-for-policy ecosystems in Europe

On 25 October, The European Commission published a Staff Working Document that aims to help Member States build capacity to use scientific knowledge more effectively in their policymaking processes. This month’s GeoPolicy Blog post provides a summary of the Staff Working Document that outlines key science for policy challenges and the EU instruments, resources and policy frameworks that can help M ...[Read More]

GeoPolicy: Building stronger and more diverse communities at the science-policy interface

GeoPolicy: Building stronger and more diverse communities at the science-policy interface

There are numerous reasons why we should want to build stronger and more diverse scientific communities. Greater inclusivity leads to innovation, expands the pool of ideas, broadens perspectives, and encourages more people to engage. Strong and diverse scientific communities allow us to go beyond the information we can produce on our own and scale our research outcomes. But one reason not often ci ...[Read More]

GeoPolicy: Responding to the EU Nature Restoration Law

GeoPolicy: Responding to the EU Nature Restoration Law

On 22 June 2022, the European Commission presented its proposal for the EU Nature Restoration Law with the aim to recover biodiverse and resilient nature across the EU. Like all new legislation, the EU Nature Restoration Law was proposed by the European Commission and underwent numerous rounds of feedback from the public, stakeholders, and organisations via the Commission’s Have your say pla ...[Read More]