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On April 22nd Gaia Taffoni was among the speakers of the virtual conference ‘An Inconvenient Truth: Deforestation Facts and Myths’ organized by the European Think Tank Competere.
The conference revolved around the main causes and contributors to global deforestation and how to favor effective EU policies discouraging the phenomenon.
Gaia Taffoni addressed the theme of evidence-based policy reflecting on how to better understand the complex relationship between science and the decision-making process.
In her presentation, she talked about the importance of good evidence and engagement as ways to strengthen the link between citizens and evidence-based policies and the Right to Science as a way to hold governments accountable for how they deliver on science.
A record of the conference with the presentations of the speakers is available online.