C40, the world’s leading climate network for mega cities including many European cities, opened a permanent office in Copenhagen. The new base will create closer collaboration between cities and the private sector to support the mayors' agenda on climate change including adaptation.
The Copernicus Climate Change Service (C3S) wants to understand the requirements of those using multi-model seasonal forecasts and invites you to complete a short (5-10 mins) online survey. The results from this survey will inform the evaluation and quality control of the seasonal forecasts products which will be freely provided by the C3S.
Europe’s regions are facing rising sea levels and more extreme weather, such as more frequent and more intense heatwaves, flooding, droughts and storms due to climate change, according to a new European Environment Agency report.
United Kingdom's government report setting out the 6 priority climate change risk areas requiring further action in the country over the next five years.
The first global analysis of the whole of 2016 has confirmed last year as the warmest on record and saw the planet near a 1.5°C warming, according to the Copernicus Climate Change Service (C3S).
In order to cope with extreme weather in the future, animal sheds that can resist both heat and extreme precipitation are required. At Hanåsa Farm in southern Sweden, investments in ventilation and insulation of the cowshed have reduced the risk of heat stress among the cows.
The Alpen-Forum-Innsbruck, carried out since 2015, is a joint initiative of several research institutions and the Permanent Secretariat of the Alpine Convention with the aim to provide a forum for public information and discussion to address the issue of climate change in the Alpine region. As one of the 2016 topics farmers, scientists and decision-makers debated with the public on ways Alpine farmers are adapting to temperature increase and dryer summers.
The SECTEUR project is engaging with organisations across Europe to learn about their needs with regard to climate information. These findings will help to inform the development of the new Copernicus Climate Change Service which aims to provide free climate information at the European level by 2018.