publication . Article . 2017

Improving user engagement and uptake of climate services in China

Golding, Nicola; Hewitt, Chris; Zhang, Peiqun; Bett, Philip; Fang, Xiaoyi; Hu, Hengzhi; Nobert, Sebastien;
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  • Published: 24 Mar 2017 Journal: Climate Services, volume 5, pages 39-45 (issn: 2405-8807, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Elsevier BV
  • Country: United Kingdom
The needs of decision makers in China are being used to develop climate science and climate services through the Climate Science for Services Partnership. Focusing on examples of work for the energy and urban sectors, this paper outlines the approach taken and gives case studies of climate service development. We find that there is great opportunity for climate service development within the existing China Framework for Climate Services, and for enhancing the science that underpins such services. We also find challenges unique to the socio-economic and cultural environment in China, which must be taken into account when developing climate services here, as well ...
free text keywords: Atmospheric Science, Global and Planetary Change, Climate services, China, Seasonal forecast, Urban modelling, User engagement, Meteorology. Climatology, QC851-999, Social sciences (General), H1-99
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