Top Scientist Appeals for Better Communication of Risk

Thursday, June 21, 2012

The UK's Chief Scientific Adviser, Sir John Beddington, used UNISDR "Resilient Cities" event at Rio+20 to make an urgent appeal for scientists to use plain language if they are to play a larger role in policymaking on climate change. "The next fifteen years are really problematic. We'll have a billion more people on the planet. Those people will be living in cities that are vulnerable and on top of that climate change will be happening,"