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Webinar series on adaptation: Assessing risks and vulnerabilities

The webinar consists of two parts: city experiences and presentations of available tools for assessment at a local level. After both parts there is a short Q&A session with audience questions.


City experiences on the benefits of adapting and assessing risks and vulnerabilities:

  • City of Ghent, Belgium - Maaike Breugelmans
  • City of Guimarães, Portugal - Jorge Cristino

Tools for assessing risks and vulnerabilities at the local level:

  • Urban Adaptation Map Viewer - Aleksandra Kazmierczak, European Environment Agency
  • Copernicus Climate Change Service - Carlo Buontempo, European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts

This webinar is the first part of a series dedicated to adaptation to climate change in cities and urban settings, organized by the Covenant of Mayors in 2019. The series consists of 4 parts:

  1. Assessing risks and vulnerabilities
  2. Designing an adaptation strategy
  3. Monitoring and evaluating adaptation actions
  4. Financing adaptation actions

Reference information


Covenant of Mayors

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