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European Health Forum Gastein 2022: The health impacts of the climate crisis Sep 26, 2022 04:00 PM to Sep 29, 2022 03:00 PM Hybrid: Bad Hofgastein, Austria and online,

The European Health Forum Gastein (EHFG) will celebrate its 25th anniversary in 2022 and take stock of the substantial accomplishments in public health over the last quarter century. EHFG will also look forward and discuss the challenges and policy options for action urgently needed across sectors, borders, and disciplines at this watershed moment for health, security, and solidarity. That creates a window of opportunity to co-create a true European Health Union. Session S4 on 'The health impacts of the climate crisis: New tools to support European action' (27 September) will discuss current needs and actions to estimate the scale and impact of the health risks resulting from the ongoing changes in environmental health determinants associated to climate change. How can current policy initiatives and research efforts at the European level provide the needed evidence, tools and frameworks to answer to the serious threat climate change poses to human health? You are invited to join this session to reflect and discuss existing approaches and future opportunities to address the climate crisis.

Healthy Cities Annual Business Meeting and Technical Conference Nov 22, 2022 to Nov 24, 2022 Hybrid: Copenhagen, Denmark and online,

The Conference aims to present the opportunity to learn from the work of healthy cities across the European Region and beyond. The 2022 conference theme is: One Planet, One People, One Health. It will take forward the Commission’s recommendation to operationalize the One Health approach at the local level and to intensify the conversation about the interaction between human, animal and environmental health, including climate change.

15th European Public Health Conference 2022 Nov 09, 2022 to Nov 12, 2022 Berlin, Germany,

The theme of the 15the EPHC Berlin 2022 is ‘Strengthening health systems: improving population health and being prepared for the unexpected’. The growing health inequalities around the globe require Europe to take on a more active role in global health. This includes taking a stand on expansive issues such as planetary health, climate change, environmental degradation, water and food security, and more. Conference track E specifically tackles issues related to environment, climate and health.

Transnational seminar on strategies for torrential floods management and prevention in mountain areas Sep 22, 2022 to Sep 23, 2022 Andorra la Vella, Andorra,

The MONTCLIMA project, sponsored by the European Regional Development Fund (Interreg SUDOE) is organizing a transnational seminar on Strategies for torrential floods management and prevention in mountain areas that will take place in Andorra la Vella, Andorra on 21 and 22 September 2022. This transnational seminar will focus on sharing knowledge and experiences concerning good practices on characterizing flood risk, associated vulnerabilities and expected socio-economic impacts, reducing the vulnerability of property and people and reducing the impact of the phenomenon.

Protecting environments and health by building urban resilience Oct 04, 2022 from 09:30 AM to 11:00 AM Online,

World Health Organization (WHO) and Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) are jointly organising the webinar ”Protecting environments and health by building urban resilience”, on Tuesday, 4 October 2022, from 09:30 to 11:00 hrs (CEST). Urban and spatial planning needs to increasingly consider preparedness and resilience as a determinant of public health at the local level. Climate change, inadequate urbanization patterns and environmental degradation have left many cities vulnerable to disasters such as extreme weather events, chemical accidents, floods, earthquakes, power cuts, pandemics, or forest fires.

Executive training on building resilience to climate change Oct 24, 2022 to Oct 25, 2022 Montegrotto Terme, Italy,

World Energy and Meteorology Council (WEMC) in collaboration with Inside Climate Service srl, the University of Padova and colleagues at the University of East Anglia are launching a new series of focused training for professionals to understand how climate services can be used for planning, decision making, communication, business development and defining strategies to build long-term resilience to climate change. This event will be held in Montegrotto Terme, Italy, on 24th – 25th October 2022.

Dialogue on Just Transitions Oct 12, 2022 from 01:00 PM to 03:00 PM Online,

In this dialogue, entitled: 'Just resilience: you show it... And then you know it', organized by Wageningen UR, the focus will be on importance of just resilience in the adaptation strategies on EU and local level, and how to measure just resilience.

Climate landscapes online conference on the effect of landscape design on climate resilience and the meso-climate Oct 18, 2022 to Oct 19, 2022 Online,

The Climate landscapes online conference "The effect of landscape design on climate resilience and the meso-climate" will be held on 18 and 19 October, 2022. The conference aims to show science, practice, politics, media experts and companies the enormous potentials of ecosystem-oriented crop production and appropriately designed water management on the water balance of land, used for agriculture and forestry. At the same time, the associated positive effects with regard to biodiversity, healthy soils and improved climate adaptation are to be considered. Appropriate and feasible solutions that increase the resilience of agriculture, forestry and water management will be presented and discussed.

Adaptation to climate change: Monitoring, reporting, evaluation Sep 30, 2022 from 09:00 AM to 01:00 PM Online,

This year, Citepa (Technical Reference Center for Air Pollution and Climate Change) is organizing the conference on “Adaptation to climate change: Monitoring, reporting, evaluation” providing a scientific symposium, technical exchanges and political discussions. A half-day of presentations and exchanges with key players in the field of adaptation (national and international dimensions) is foreseen , with the aim to present the technical and financial issues and to highlight methodological approaches on monitoring, reporting and evaluation of adaptation, based on feedback and concrete cases. A presentation on the European Adaptation Knowledge platform, Climate-ADAPT, will demonstrate the content and functionalities of this platform for adaptation policy, planning, and practice.

Ecosystem-based Adaptation: Working with nature to adapt to a changing climate Nov 03, 2022 to Jan 05, 2023 Online,

The learning platform edX, Transformation through education, which is supported by various universities across the world including several European universities, offers an online course on “Ecosystem-based Adaptation: Working with nature to adapt to a changing climate”. It will equip learners with transferable and replicable skills in designing and implementing Ecosystem-based Adaptation (EbA) initiatives by offering targeted training on key principles, risk assessments, monitoring, and governance.

Education for Climate Days 2022: Co-creating learning for climate resilience Nov 07, 2022 05:00 PM to Nov 09, 2022 07:00 PM online,

The European Commission organizes the second edition of the online conference Education for Climate Days for pupils, students teaching staff, NGOs and decision-makers in the EU, with panel discussions and country project-works about the state of the art in science and the European policies or community approaches on how to better address climate change challenges, especially by implementing green education solutions.

Health implications of climate tipping points Dec 05, 2022 from 05:30 PM to 07:00 PM Online,

Join AIMES (Analysis, Integration, and Modeling of the Earth System), the Earth Commission, Future Earth, and the Safe Landing Climates Lighthouse Activity of the World Climate Research Program (WCRP) for a webinar on the health implications of climate tipping points, as part of a series that aims to advance the knowledge about tipping elements, irreversibility, and abrupt changes in the Earth system.

Inspiration webinar - forthcoming Horizon Europe call on Planetary Health Dec 13, 2022 03:00 PM to Dec 14, 2022 06:00 PM Online,

The Human and Environmental Risk Assessment (HERA) project, the Instituto de Salud Global Barcelona (ISGlobal), the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM), and the Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare (THL) organize a webinar to inspire and stimulate applications to the forthcoming Horizon Europe call: Planetary health: understanding the links between health and environmental degradation, including climate change.

IANPHI Webinar on Developing Indicators to Drive Relevant Action on Climate Change and Health Nov 14, 2022 from 03:00 PM to 04:30 PM Online,

Indicators are critical tools to track and capture climate-induced health impacts, harness evidence and implement effective public health interventions. They are key tools to enhance the capacity of national public health institutes (NPHIs). In this webinar, several NPHIs will talk about their own experiences developing and using indicators and the challenges they face. Also indicators developed by international initiatives, including the European Climate and Health Observatory and the Lancet Countdown, will be discussed.

Europejczycy postrzegają zmianę klimatu jako największe wyzwanie dla UE

Dziewięciu na 10 młodych Europejczyków zgadza się, że przeciwdziałanie zmianie klimatu może przyczynić się do poprawy ich zdrowia i dobrostanu, podczas gdy 84 % osób w wieku co najmniej 55 lat zgadza się z tym poglądem. Według specjalnego badania Eurobarometru na temat przyszłości Europy niemal co drugi Europejczyk (49 %) postrzega zmianę klimatu jako główne globalne wyzwanie dla przyszłości UE.

Sprawozdanie WHO na temat polityki UE w zakresie zdrowia publicznego i przystosowania się do zmiany klimatu

Biuro Regionalne WHO dla Europy i Komisja Europejska opracowały projekt mający na celu analizę polityki zdrowotnej mającej na celu przeciwdziałanie przystosowywaniu się do zmiany klimatu w krajach UE oraz opracowanie wybranych przykładów dobrych praktyk. Niniejsze sprawozdanie zawiera ustalenia i przegląd wcześniejszych tendencji i przyszłych prognoz dotyczących wybranych zagrożeń związanych z pogodą i klimatem, w tym ich wpływu na zdrowie.

Zagrożenia związane z klęskami żywiołowymi w UE

Zmiana klimatu wiąże się z bardziej ekstremalnymi zjawiskami pogodowymi. Komisja Europejska przedstawia najnowsze dostępne dane dotyczące zagrożeń związanych z klęskami żywiołowymi, takimi jak powodzie, pożary lub choroby, które zagrażają UE, opierając się na krajowych ocenach ryzyka opracowanych przez państwa członkowskie UE oraz na międzysektorowych pracach politycznych i naukowych Komisji.

Konferencja ONZ w sprawie zmiany klimatu 2022 (UNFCCC COP 27) Nov 06, 2022 12:00 AM to Nov 18, 2022 11:59 PM Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt,

Sesja konferencji stron (COP 27) UNFCCC poświęcona jest łagodzeniu zmiany klimatu, przystosowywaniu się do niej i finansowaniu. Globalny cel w zakresie przystosowania się do zmiany klimatu był jednym z istotnych wyników COP26. Celem COP27 jest poczynienie pilnych postępów i wezwanie wszystkich stron do wykazania się niezbędną wolą polityczną do ujęcia i oceny naszych postępów w zwiększaniu odporności i pomocy najsłabszym społecznościom.

Seria seminariów internetowych w 2021 r.: W jaki sposób realizowane są inicjatywy i działania miejskie wspierające ekologiczne, sprawiedliwe i produktywne miasta w UE? Sep 20, 2021 02:00 PM to Oct 04, 2021 04:00 PM Online,

Zorganizowane zostaną trzy seminaria internetowe zgodne z wymiarem zielonym, sprawiedliwym i produktywnym miast, zgodnie z nową kartą lipską. Seminaria internetowe będą prezentować przykłady i inicjatywy miast dotyczące sposobów rozwijania odporności i dalszego wdrażania tych wymiarów na szczeblu lokalnym, a także zapewniać przestrzeń do dyskusji na temat osiągnięć, nierozstrzygniętych kwestii i przyszłych możliwości, aby pomóc miastom w sprostaniu wyzwaniom w sposób strategiczny, a tym samym przyczynić się do zrównoważonego rozwoju obszarów miejskich.

Conferenza delle Nazioni Unite sui cambiamenti climatici 2022 (COP 27 dell'UNFCCC) Nov 06, 2022 12:00 AM to Nov 18, 2022 11:59 PM Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt,

La 27a sessione della conferenza delle parti (COP 27) dell'UNFCCC riguarda la mitigazione, l'adattamento e la finanza. L'obiettivo globale di adattamento è stato uno dei risultati significativi della COP26. L'obiettivo della COP27 è compiere progressi urgenti ed esortare tutte le parti a dar prova della volontà politica necessaria per cogliere e valutare i progressi compiuti nell'aumentare la resilienza e assistere le comunità più vulnerabili.

Obecna praktyka w zakresie zarządzania ryzykiem powodziowym w UE

Komisja i państwa członkowskie przeprowadziły badanie w celu zebrania informacji na temat ram ustanowionych w odniesieniu do zarządzania ryzykiem powodziowym na mocy dyrektywy powodziowej w UE. Sprawozdanie końcowe z badania rozpoczętego w 2019 r. pt. „Current Practice in Flood Risk Management” opiera się na przeglądzie 34 przykładów studiów przypadku z 15 państw członkowskich. Celem tych prac jest wzmocnienie zarządzania ryzykiem powodziowym w UE.

Posiedzenie inauguracyjne sieci obserwatoriów susz w UE

Susze stanowią coraz większe zagrożenie w Europie i są coraz poważniejszym powodem do niepokoju, ponieważ ich skutki są coraz częstsze i dotkliwie odczuwane w różnych sektorach. Europejskie i światowe obserwatoria susz (EDO i GDO) monitorują i prognozują susze w skali europejskiej i światowej. Na dwudniowym posiedzeniu inauguracyjnym, które odbyło się w czerwcu 2022 r., wzięło udział około 120 uczestników z 29 państw i podkreślono, w jaki sposób zwiększono wysiłki na rzecz monitorowania i prognozowania susz w następstwie niedawnych susz w UE i poza nią.

Gli europei considerano i cambiamenti climatici una sfida fondamentale per l'UE

Nove giovani europei su 10 concordano sul fatto che la lotta ai cambiamenti climatici può contribuire a migliorare la loro salute e il loro benessere, mentre il 84 % delle persone di età pari o superiore a 55 anni è d'accordo. Quasi ogni due europei (49 %) considerano i cambiamenti climatici la principale sfida globale per il futuro dell'UE, secondo uno speciale Eurobarometro sul futuro dell'Europa.

Pubblicazione della relazione dell'OMS sulla salute pubblica e le politiche di adattamento ai cambiamenti climatici nell'UE

L'ufficio regionale dell'OMS per l'Europa e la Commissione europea hanno sviluppato un progetto per analizzare le politiche sanitarie per affrontare il problema dell'adattamento ai cambiamenti climatici nei paesi dell'UE e per elaborare una selezione di studi di casi di buone pratiche. La relazione comprende i risultati e un esame delle tendenze passate e delle proiezioni future di determinati rischi climatici e climatici, compresi i relativi impatti sulla salute.

Serie di webinar 2021: Come sono le iniziative e le azioni urbane a sostegno delle città verdi, giuste e produttive nell'UE? Sep 20, 2021 02:00 PM to Oct 04, 2021 04:00 PM Online,

Sarà organizzata una serie di tre webinar in linea con le dimensioni delle città verdi, giuste e produttive, come stabilito dalla nuova Carta di Lipsia (NLC). I webinar illustreranno esempi e iniziative delle città su come sviluppare la resilienza e proseguire l'attuazione di queste dimensioni a livello locale, e fornire uno spazio per discutere i risultati, le questioni in sospeso e le opportunità future per aiutare le città ad affrontare le loro sfide in modo strategico e contribuire in tal modo allo sviluppo urbano sostenibile.

Rischi di catastrofi nell'UE

I cambiamenti climatici stanno provocando eventi meteorologici estremi. La Commissione europea presenta gli ultimi dati disponibili sui rischi di catastrofi, quali inondazioni, incendi o malattie, che minacciano l'UE, sulla base delle valutazioni nazionali dei rischi elaborate dagli Stati membri dell'UE e delle attività scientifiche e politiche intersettoriali della Commissione.

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