Steve Phillips - How do you see research and innovation making a difference for a better future?
More robust infrastructures, pragmatic reaction If we look at some of the challenges, I mean climate change, is a key one facing us, and a lot of the people will say we need to do a lot for climate change. Which is actually true,there is a lot of mitigation things we're doing. But we also, need heavy investment. in some of the adaptation methods as well. I've just come bacl from a tour of the United States, looking at what the're doing dealingwith all their extreme events. We have to make our system in Europe,all our society more robust for the changes that are going to happen. and this is not a defeatist in, saying we cannot prevent it, it is just a pragmatic reaction to the fact, things are going to happen.
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