Knowledge for Climate

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Record number 2087474
Title Knowledge for Climate 2008-2014
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responsibility and chief editors: Pier Vellinga, Peter Driessen, Kees van Deelen ; coordination: Monique Slegers
Author(s) Vellinga, P. ; Driessen, P. ; Deelen, K. van ; Slegers, M.
Publisher Utrecht : Knowledge for Climate
Publication year 2015
Description 1 online resource (PDF, 131 pages) illustrations
Series title Report / Knowledge for Climate (KfC 153/2015)
ISBN 9789492100146
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Keyword(s) (cab) climatic change / regional planning / water management / decision making / international cooperation
Categories Climatic Change
Publication type Monograph
Language English
About This is the final report (eindrapport) of the national Knowledge for Climate (KfC) research program. The program was set up in 2007 to explore the consequences of climate change for the Netherlands and how they should be managed. To that end, an independent foundation was established with the objective of “promoting evidence-based and practice- driven knowledge about climate in the public interest, including making that knowledge available to the public. The foundation has achieved that objective, together with stakeholders, by organizing and funding research and encouraging the processes of knowledge dissemination and application. Follow-up foundations are: Delta Alliance International, Climate Adaptation Services, Waterbuffer Foundation. The program did not aim to influence regional and local authorities directly. It provided the knowledge needed to improve decision-making regarding long term spatial planning investments. The program provided the tools – for example the Climate Adaptation Atlas – so that local and regional authorities can get to work on adaptation.
program Knowledge for Climate (KfC)
theme INS Instituties
project (KvK PB) KvK Programmabureau
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