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  • Young Academics Award of the Alpine Convention: Call for Applications

    10 Apr 2018

    The fourth edition of the Young Academics Award of the Alpine Convention focuses on a key aspect for climate change adaptation: Sustainable water management in the Alps. Outstanding Master theses on the topic will be rewarded. Applications are open until 31 October 2018.

  • The Climate Innovation Window: platform for innovators, investors and end-users

    06 Apr 2018

    BRIGAID´s Climate Innovation Window aims to be a reference portal for innovations on climate change adaptation; bridging the gap between innovators and end-users in resilience to floods, droughts and extreme weather.

  • New guide will help municipalities in Sweden with adaptation to climate change

    04 Apr 2018

    Many Swedish municipalities have not yet started working with adaptation to a changing climate. A new guide will make it easier to start and run the climate adaptation work. It provides checklists for appropriate measures for different actions or processes.

  • Call for applications for Young Professionals Award 'Preparedness 2030'

    02 Apr 2018

    The German Committee for Disaster Reduction is inviting young professionals to submit their final theses related to the topics of disaster prevention and adaptation to climate change. Application deadline is 01 August 2018.

  • Report with the potential role of foresight in integrating DRR and CCA explored

    22 Mar 2018

    This PLACARD project report explores the potential role of foresight in integrating Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) and Climate Change Adaptation (CCA) through an analysis of 20 of the most common foresight methods.

  • Call for applications for selection of members of the technical expert group on sustainable finance

    16 Mar 2018

    The European Commission has published a call for applications with a view to selecting members for a technical expert group on sustainable finance. The group will assist the Commission in the development of an EU taxonomy of climate change mitigation and climate change adaptation. The call is open until 16 April 2018.

  • EEA page on economic losses from climate-related extremes over the period 1980-2016

    16 Mar 2018

    The indicator on 'economic losses from climate-related extremes' is showing the number of fatalities, and the overall and insured economic losses from climate-related disasters over the period 1980-2016 in EEA member countries.

  • Feedback from cities sought by the EU Urban Agenda partnership on Climate Adaptation

    16 Mar 2018

    The Partnership on Climate Adaptation seeks to identify challenges related to climate adaptation in the urban environment. Through a questionnaire, this Partnership would like to see how bottlenecks, related to the cities capacity to adapt to climate change, are according to other cities in Europe.

  • Global warming increases the risk of avalanches

    14 Mar 2018

    The impacts of global warming are felt in mountainous regions, where the rise in temperatures is above average, affecting both glacierized landscapes and water resources. The repercussions of these changes are manifold; from retreating glaciers to an increase in the frequency and intensity of snow avalanches, according to Swiss research.

  • RAMSES project results on impact of research on adaptation to climate change in cities

    26 Feb 2018

    RAMSES, a five-year EU project concluded in September 2017, research results are summarized in a final report: analysed structural features of cities, and developed tools, such as an innovative urban climate model to be applied to Antwerp, London, and Bilbao.