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  • Dashboard on insurance protection gap for natural catastrophes, including climate-related events

    08 Dec 2022

    The European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority (EIOPA) has released its dashboard, mapping the insurance protection gap for natural disasters across Europe. The tool presents the drivers of the climate-related insurance protection gap. It aims to identify measures that will help reducing society’s losses in the event of natural catastrophes in Europe.

  • New brochure to further climate-neutral and resilient living in the Alps

    07 Dec 2022

    The Alpine Climate Board of the Alpine Convention released a new brochure, “Closing the gap on climate action”. The publication showcases Alpine initiatives that build new “rope teams” to support climate-neutral and resilient living in the Alps. It presents concrete, Alpine-specific good practice examples for climate action in four areas (mobility, consumption, buildings, and culture).

  • Climate change threatens the Norwegian food system

    29 Nov 2022

    Global crises will increasingly affect all parts of Norway's food system towards 2050, according to a report authored by the Norwegian Institute of Bioeconomy Research and published by the Norwegian Environment Agency in August 2022. The report, which examines how climate change nationally and globally impacts Norwegian food production and food value chains, finds that altered yields in Norway and climate change impacts in other countries will affect Norwegian food security.

  • Interactive Climate Atlas for the North Rhine-Westphalia region in Germany launched

    28 Nov 2022

    The Environment Agency of the German federal state of North Rhine-Westphalia published an online Climate Atlas (Klimaatlas Nordrhein-Westfalen). It includes maps, interactive functionalities to browse and download data, as well as indicators on climate change and climate change impacts at the sub-national level. The publication of the online atlas supports the implementation of the Climate Adaptation Law in North Rhine-Westphalia.

  • Essential research findings to support decision-making in a critical decade

    18 Nov 2022

    The “10 New Insights in Climate Science 2022 Report” emphasizes and unpacks the complex interactions between climate change and other drivers of risk, such as conflicts, pandemics, food crises and underlying development challenges. This report responds to clear calls for policy guidance during this climate-critical decade. There is an urgent need for adaptive responses in order to avert and minimize further losses and damages.

  • Nordic Perspectives on Transboundary Climate Risk- a policy brief of the Nordic Council of Ministers

    18 Nov 2022

    A policy brief and a study ‘Nordic Perspectives on Transboundary Climate Risk’ of the Nordic Council of Ministers show how floods and forest fires and other climate change impacts cascade over borders, resulting for example in higher prices or disturbances in supplies of food commodities. The report makes recommendations on how Nordics can better address those risks together.

  • Reminder- Apply to join the Mission Adaptation to Climate Change by 25 November 2022

    15 Nov 2022

    The EU Mission on Adaptation to Climate Change focuses on supporting EU regions, cities and local authorities in their efforts to build resilience against the impacts of climate change. Regional and local authorities that share the ambitions of the Mission can manifest their interest on EU Survey to sign the Mission Charter and join the Mission by 25 November 12:00 PM CET at the latest.

  • Europe's heatwaves: How to keep buildings cool sustainably?

    11 Nov 2022

    The European Environment Agency (EEA) briefing ‘Cooling buildings sustainably in Europe’ analyses how to best alleviate heat stress in buildings and its potential impacts on vulnerable groups, health and inequalities and at same time decrease the energy use. The frequent heatwaves and increasing vulnerability of the population will lead to a substantial increase in adverse health impacts in Europe unless adaptation measures are taken.

  • Adaptation Gap Report 2022 - UNEP

    04 Nov 2022

    United Nations Environment Program’s Adaptation Gap Report 2022: 'Too Little, Too Slow – Climate adaptation failure puts world at risk' finds that the world must urgently increase efforts to adapt to these impacts of climate change. The report looks at global progress in planning, financing and implementing adaptation actions.

  • The National Roadmap for Adaptation 2100 project - Assessment of the vulnerability of the Portuguese territory to climate change in the 21st century (RNA 2100)

    31 Oct 2022

    The National Roadmap for Adaptation 2100 project - Assessment of the vulnerability of the Portuguese territory to climate change in the 21st century (RNA 2100), defines narratives of the evolution of vulnerabilities and impacts of climate change in Portugal. It also assesses the need for investment for adaptation and the socio-economic costs of inaction. The RNA 2100 supports and responds to public policy exercises to adapt to climate change at various levels of territorial intervention. Because it is also supported by initiatives to disseminate its results, including to the general public, the RNA 2100 has the ambition to become an important tool to raise awareness on climate change adaptation.