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Climate change adaptation model regions for Austria - KLAR!

Recently, 23 Austrian regions received funding from the Climate- and Energy funds Austria, to develop a local adaptation strategy and raise awareness for climate adaptation. A service platform has been set up to provide regional climate information, and to advise on adaptation actions. Implementation of adaptation measures will start in Spring 2018.

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Climate change shifts timing of European floods

A linkage between climate change and floods has been identified using a new international river flow dataset. This is the first time this link has been demonstrated at a continental scale using observational data.

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Europe to be hit hard by climate-related disasters in the future

Weather- and climate-related disasters could affect around two-thirds of the European population annually by the end of this century. This could result in a 50-fold increase in fatalities compared to today if no measures are taken.

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Public consultation on Italian National Adaptation Plan to climate change started

The Italian Ministry of the Environment calls on its website citizens and institutions, research institutes, associations and more in general all the relevant stakeholders to have a discussion on the text in preparation of the final version of this document.

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Rainbo: new LIFE project on improving resilience of small water courses in Bologna

New LIFE Climate Change Adaptation project launched to develop and improve methods and tools for predicting severe rainfall events and impact on the hydrologic response of the small water courses within the urban area of Bologna, Italy.

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EEA briefing on financing climate change mitigation and adaptation

This EEA briefing ‘Financing Europe’s low carbon, climate resilient future’ analyses a Europe-wide stocktaking to capture the current status of climate finance tracking across the EEA’s 33 member countries, with the main focus to identify data and knowledge gaps involved in tracking domestic climate finance.

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New project launched on the contribution to strategies and plans on climate change adaptation in the Alpine area

This EU Interreg project Go Apply (Multidimensional Governance of Climate Change Adaptation in Policy Making and Practice in the Alpine Space) will contribute to the integration and development of national strategies and action plans on climate change adaptation in the Alpine Space. It will also builds on an existing network of the national authorities responsible for climate adaptation policy-making in seven Alpine countries.

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EEA report released on the Arctic environment: European perspectives on a changing Arctic

The Arctic region is warming at a rate of almost twice the global average, resulting in profound and rapid changes in its living conditions and the environment. This new European Environment Agency report looks at how the rest of Europe affects the Arctic environment and how changes in the region impact Europe in return.

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Master plan for heat waves developed by German Environment Agency

The Master plan compiled recommendations for action to help state and local authorities draw up heat action plans to protect human health.

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High-End Climate Change In Europe: Impacts, Vulnerability and Adaptation

Combining the force of over 150 researchers from leading scientific institutions across Europe, three major EU-funded projects, IMPRESSIONS, HELIX and RISES-AM, have synthesized research knowledge on impacts and adaptation under high-end climate change for key policy sectors.

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New EEA report on Financing urban adaptation to climate change

A new European Environment Agency (EEA) report highlights the opportunities open to municipalities to share best practices and how they can support projects like green roofs or expanding city parks to help alleviate the negative effects of climate change.

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