How can the Dutch keep their feet dry?

Science for Sustainability meets Water, Climate & Future Deltas


The Dutch have a long history of protecting their land against the constant threat of flooding, but with climate change intensifying, the country faces new and unprecedented challenges. This event, organized jointly by Science for Sustainability and Water and Climate and Future Deltas, aims to explore the challenges faced by the Netherlands in light of rising sea levels, melting ice caps, and disappearing mountain glaciers.

Dutch lighthouse in a storm
Photo by Karsten Würth on Unsplash

Our colleagues will provide insights into the question "How can the Dutch keep their feet dry?" from various perspectives. We will explore ways to slow down the process of sea level rise, examine strategies to mitigate the impact of global warming, and discuss the pros and cons of protecting the Netherlands versus seeking ways to coexist with the water.

Speakers include:

Don't miss this opportunity to engage in thought-provoking discussions and gain a deeper understanding of the critical issues facing the Netherlands and the world at large. 

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Grand Café, Vening Meinesz Building A
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