The Policy & Practice of Climate Change & Water

uncertainty

Opportunities and challenges for managing deeply uncertain water-futures in the urban environment

New decision support methods for managing deep uncertainty have been developed and applied internationally, but experiences with these methods are still limited in many contexts. How can insights from these new approaches be used improve management of deeply uncertain water-futures in urban settings?
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Decision Making Under Deep Uncertainty Conference | LIVE on Periscope

The 3rd Annual Workshop on Decision Making Under Deep Uncertainty will be held in Delft, the Netherlands, on 3-5 November 2015. It seeks to foster a community of practice around decision making under deep uncertainty, in order to share new developments in methods and tools, lessons from their applications, facilitate their use in practice, and ultimately encourage sound (public or private sector) decision making. For those unable to attend, parts of the workshop will be broadcast live on the Periscope app. Read More...

Flow 2015 | Protecting Rivers and Lakes in the Face of Uncertainty | April 2015

The Third International Workshop on Instream Flows will take place in Portland, Oregon on April 28-30, 2015. As our knowledge of aquatic ecosystem processes has grown so has the expectation that this knowledge can provide certainty about outcomes when protecting environmental values in rivers and lakes. Participants in this workshop will learn strategies that integrate legal and policy elements with traditional and new scientific methods to successfully manage real and perceived uncertainty for a range of biological, institutional, hydrologic, and geographic settings. Read More...