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Climate change has made weather events more extreme and unpredictable. Risks from natural hazards have been increasing. Dealing with the risk requires communication between different stakeholders, an aspect that has often been neglected in the past. A particular challenge is risk communication with the population. They often have a different perspective on risk than administrations and experts. Improving this communication is one of the goals of the research project Risk Communication Strategies (RiKoST).

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Author profile picture Hildegard Suntinger is a writer. She lives in Vienna as a freelance journalist and writes about all aspects of fashion production. She is interested in new trends in design, technology, and business. She is particularly excited about discovering interdisciplinary tendencies and the blurring of boundaries between different disciplines. The key element is technology, which changes all areas of life and work.