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Impacts of climate change on transport: A focus on road and rail transport infrastructure

Description

This report provides a general EU-wide outlook about the future vulnerability of transport to climate change with a focus on the road and rail transport and their infrastructures. It also analyses some specific adaptations measures, illustrating key issues to be considered for policy making. It represents a first JRC/IPTS assessment of future impacts of climate change on the transport system in Europe, which has been conducted in the framework of the JRC PESETAII project.

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Websites:
Source:
Joint Research Center

Keywords

peseta II, rail, road

Climate impacts

Flooding, Storms

Elements

Vulnerability Assessment, Adaptation Measures and Actions

Sectors

Transport

Geographic characterisation

Europe

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