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Forests facing climate change: the case study of Southern Europe

Chestnut, the birch, the spruce could disappear on the most part of their historical European distribution. Beech, fir, larch, Scots pine, English and Sessile Oaks could experience negative impacts, partially compensated by suitability gain for others, according to research study covering territories of 18 European countries.

Outlook on climate change adaptation in the Carpathian mountains

Rising temperatures and changing precipitation threatens valuable ecosystems in the Carpathian mountains. This report will serve as a practical companion for local, regional and national policy makers seeking to protect the fragile mountain ecosystems and the people who depend on them.

Hundred actions to face climate change in the Alps

The Alpine Climate Board has carried out a stock-taking of climate action in the Alps over the past few years. 100 activities have been reported, with a balanced focus on adaptation and mitigation. On this basis, a first set of recommendations was issued.

Second Hamburg Climate Report published

The report sheds light on the necessary responses to climate change in Northern Germany. With key issues such as temperature, risen by approximately 1.4 degrees Celsius since 1881; increased amount of precipitation, while dry spells in spring now last longer than they did a few decades ago.

The Walloon ‘Adapt your city’ approach

The Walloon region has developed a tool to help cities and municipalities to evaluate their vulnerability and to take actions to adapt to climate change impacts on their territory.

Report published on assessing adaptation knowledge in Europe

This report is based on a knowledge assessment study designed to synthesize the frameworks, processes and methods being used to assess vulnerability in Europe. It describes the concepts and definitions covering impacts, vulnerability, risk, resilience and adaptive capacity.

EEA Report Climate change adaptation and disaster risk reduction

Reducing the impacts of dangerous weather- and climate-related events and at the same time adapting to a changing climate have become top priorities for the European Union. The report presents 10 key natural hazards in Europe, including heatwaves, heavy precipitation, river floods, windstorms, landslides, droughts, forest fires, avalanches, hail and storm surges.

6th International Conference on Energy and Meteorology Jun 24, 2019 09:00 AM to Jun 27, 2019 05:00 PM Copenhagen, Denmark,

The core theme of the conference is ‘Exploiting the latest weather and climate technology to tackle the energy transition’. This platform offers the energy industry the opportunity to learn how meteorological and climate information can help them develop more resilient and cleaner energy systems.

Saline Futures Conference, addressing climate change and food security Sep 10, 2019 from 09:00 AM to 05:00 PM Leeuwarden, the Netherlands,

Research underway along the North Sea countries illustrates the vast and so far underrated potential of growing food on soils generally qualified as saline. The themes of the conference include the saline agriculture as a way to adapt to climate change and sea level rise.

International conference on Coastal Management Sep 24, 2019 09:00 AM to Sep 26, 2019 05:00 PM La Rochelle, France,

This ninth coastal management conference will look at how new approaches to coastal engineering can integrate with local planning and ‘place-shaping’ to encourage visionary adaptation to coastal change.

High level conference on climate change and ocean conservation Feb 19, 2019 Brussels, Belgium,

This conference, organized by the JPI Oceans, aims at gathering Ministers, representatives from the industry, civil society, public authorities and research to discuss the ways to mitigate and deal with impacts of climate change on ocean conservation and to explore opportunities the ocean offers for zero CO2 energy production.

13th REHVA World Congress, CLIMA 2019 May 26, 2019 09:00 AM to May 29, 2019 05:00 PM Bucharest, Romania,

Under the theme 'Built environment facing climate change', organised by the Federation of European Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning Associations (REHVA), four topics will highlight discussions around the capacity of new and existing refurbished buildings and technical systems to mitigate climate change in an energy efficient manner.

EU Green Week 2019 May 13, 2019 to May 17, 2019 Location: across Europe,

The 2019 edition of the EU Green Week will put the process of environmental implementation into the spotlight. It will include events across Europe, with the official opening event on 13 May in one of the EU Member States and a high-level summit in Brussels from 15 to 17 May. The closing of Green Week will take place at the end of the Brussels conference and will showcase the political conclusions from the Week.

Final stakeholder meeting of H2020 projects MARCO and EU-MACS Sep 28, 2018 Berlin, Germany,

The MARCO project focuses on the evaluation of current and future market size, as well as on the requirements and benefits of a market observatory on climate services. The EU-MACS project focuses on obstacles, drivers, and opportunities affecting the uptake of climate services as well as the development and supply of climate services. As both projects are coming to an end by December 2018, outcomes will be presented and discussed with stakeholders from various sectors in order to further understand the market for climate services and better shape the projects’ legacy.

Climate Resilient Cities and Infrastructures 2018, RESIN project final conference Oct 09, 2018 from 09:00 AM to 05:00 PM Brussels, Belgium,

Climate Resilient Cities and Infrastructures 2018 will explore the latest advances in research and practice addressing climate change and resilience in cities, including issues of risk and vulnerability assessment, adaptation pathways, and options for financing adaptation.

Foresight workshop: facing the future of Europe’s climate – EU governance and climate risks at a crossroads Dec 11, 2018 09:00 AM to Dec 12, 2018 05:00 PM Brussels, Belgium,

The use of FORESIGHT can add value and offer opportunities for CCA and DRR communities to work jointly on solutions. To explore the future of the EU, President Juncker has recently presented 5 futures of Europe, a report which illustrates five possible narratives about Europe´s possible future. This PLACARD workshop will explore how these scenarios and other foresight methods can be used as a basis for assessing climate risks and for designing and characterising effective responses.

Copernicus Climate Change Service - User Learning Services: Train the trainer course Sep 17, 2018 09:00 AM to Nov 30, 2018 05:00 PM across Europe,

The Copernicus Climate Change Service (C3S) User Learning Services offer free training events and resources on how to use the Copernicus Climate Data Store (CDS) platform and its content to support your climate change impact assessments. The courses combine online learning and face-to-face events in 30 countries across Europe.

INQUIMUS Workshop on methods and tools to assess multi-hazard risk, vulnerability and resilience Dec 03, 2018 09:00 AM to Dec 05, 2018 05:00 PM Venice, Italy,

The INQUIMUS (project about integrating quantitative and qualitative assessment methodologies for multi-dimensional phenomena) Workshop will illustrate and discuss how quantitative and qualitative assessment methods could boost a transition toward a new generation of multi-hazard risk, vulnerability and resilience assessments.

Workshop on indicators and climate projections in the Pyrenees’ massif Sep 20, 2018 from 09:00 AM to 05:00 PM Toulouse, France,

Météo-France, partner of the CLIMPY (Characterisation of climate change and provision of information for adaptation in the Pyrenees) invites scientists and mountain experts to the second workshop dedicated to climate indicators, snow indicators and climate projections in the Pyrenees’ massif.

European Climate Change Adaptation conference (ECCA) 2019 May 28, 2019 09:00 AM to May 31, 2019 05:00 PM Lisbon, Portugal,

The 4th ECCA conference: 'Working together to prepare for change' will focus on six themes, from co-production of knowledge to tackling the global challenges of climate change adaptation and disaster risk reduction. Abstract and Session submission: July to September 2018. Registration opens September 2018.

SISC Sixth Annual Conference - Recent trends in climate sciences, adaptation and mitigation Oct 17, 2018 09:00 AM to Oct 19, 2018 05:00 PM Venice Mestre, Italy,

The conference, organized by the Italian Society for Climate Sciences (SISC) is a platform for the presentation of new advances and research results in the fields of science and management of climate change, and is aiming at connecting scientists, researchers, economists, practitioners, business leaders, and policy makers.

European Conference for Applied Meteorology and Climatology - Annual Meeting 2018 Sep 03, 2018 09:00 AM to Sep 07, 2018 05:00 PM Budapest, Hungary,

All of the society require information on the consequences of the changing climate, and especially on weather and climate hazards that seem to occur more frequently and to have a significant impact on humans, nature, and infrastructure. That is what this conference theme is about.

Second Baltic Earth Conference: The Baltic Sea Region in Transition Jun 11, 2018 09:00 AM to Jun 15, 2018 05:00 PM Helsingor, Denmark,

The main topic of the conference refers to transition processes in the Baltic Sea and its catchment basin, such as sea level and salinity dynamics, as well as in the regional climatic and socio-economic system.

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