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Adaptation and Climate Change

Speakers: Madeleen Helmer (Red Cross Climate Center) & Jan Verhagen (Plant Research International) Red Cross Madeleen Helmer works for Red Cross, Climate Center. She mentions that the amount of earthquakes and volcano eruptions has been constant over the last years, while disasters caused by extreme weather have increased significantly. Due to its experience, the Red Cross is good at helping victims of disasters, but not in preventing the consequences of disasters for people. People lose the
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Excursion: To the Lignite Mine, Germany

  Excursion to a lignite mine in Germany September 21st, 2003 Elke van Thuijl It was 9:00 hours on a Sunday Morning when a group of nine YES-DC members gathered at the parking lot at the Jaarbeurs Square in Utrecht for an excursion to a lignite mine in Germany. After a drive of about three hours, we arrived at a parking lot in Bedburg-Kaster, where we could take a guided tour by coach to see the Garzweiler mines (or in German: "Tagebau Garzweiler"). The Garzweiler mines, located b
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Transition Management

Speakers: Jaap Jelsma (ECN Policy Studies and University Twente), Henk Diepenmaat (Actors procesmanagement and entrepreneur slimlight), and Jörg Gigler (Novem) Transitions, transition management: buzz words en only a whim of policy makers? Or is there more going on and is this a development of a valuable promise to finally make a long-term guideline for policy? And to let policy develop in a more bottom-up way? And what is it about a sustainable transition? A report on a transition buzz in
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Fusion Road Show

Speakers: Marc Tiele Westra, Simon Kuyvenhoven & Marc Beurskens When I was walking from my work to home for the last time at the end of February, I intended to only do fun things. A good intent, which is not always easy to achieve. This evening, I made a choice between a nice evening at the beach and the Fusion Road Show. In search of adventure, I am going to Utrecht. Click here to read a report on this meeting (in Dutch).
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