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About PCCC
 
 
Platform Communication on Climate Change
 
About PCCC
The Platform Communication on Climate Change (PCCC) was established by the Dutch climate research community to improve the quality, efficiency and effectiveness of the communication of Dutch climate research. PCCC is a collaborative venture by PBL, KNMI, CCB Wageningen UR, VU University Amsterdam, Utrecht University, Deltares and NWO. It is supported by the Ministry of Housing, Spatial Planning and the Environment (VROM) and is implemented in collaboration with the BSIK Climate changes Spatial Planning programme.

The activities of the PCCC include:
1. Providing actual and background information via
    the portal
www.klimaatportaal.nl
2. Making materials and knowledge available for
    communicating the science of climate and climate
    change to target groups by: 
    • writing popular science reports 
    • organising annual climate updates and climate days 
    • organising ad hoc symposia and dialogue workshops
       on topical issues
3. Informing the public through contacts with the media
4. Maintaining and publishing a climate diary
    on
www.klimaatportaal.nl
5. Supplying information on international activities
    (IPCC, Kyoto and Montreal Protocols)
  
 
The institutes making up the PCCC are:
• Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency (PBL)
• Royal Netherlands Meteorological Institute (KNMI)
• Climate Change and Biosphere Centre, Wageningen UR (CCB)
• Energy Research Centre of the Netherlands (ECN)
• Climate Centre VU University Amsterdam (VU University)
• Utrecht University
• Deltares

• Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO)
• TNO
  
The PCCC secretariat is managed by KNMI.
Chair, scientific editorial board:
dr. Rob van Dorland (KNMI)
  
Correspondence:
c/o Faculteit der Aard- en Levenswetenschappen, Vrije Universiteit
Anita Bleiksloot
De Boelelaan 1085
1081 HV Amsterdam  
T: +31 (0)20 5989515
F: +31 (0)20 5982862
E: Anita Bleiksloot
  

 

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