Forecasting the future

Posted on: 8 May 2018 | By: Alex Smalley

How can we understand how blue spaces might affect health and wellbeing in the future?

The BlueHealth team at the National Institute for Public Health and the Environment (RIVM) are trying to answer this question by creating a series of detailed future scenarios.

Forecasting forward to 2040, the team are projecting changes in environment, climate, society and technology to help ensure the findings of BlueHealth remain relevant over the coming decades.

We recently sat down with Marit de Vries from RIVM and she explained how they are creating their scenarios and how expert workshops are playing a vital role. You can listen in full below.