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  • New book "Renaturing Cities" for urban planners

    2019-12-02

    The Province of Barcelona published a book to support public stakeholders involved in urban planning and management in the application of naturalisation strategies and measures on urban green spaces in their cities. Accessible in English, Spanish and Catalan.

  • EU invests €240 million for nature, environment and climate action

    2019-11-13

    More than 120 new projects will be funded under the LIFE programme for the Environment and Climate Action, helping Europe shift to a more sustainable and low-carbon future. Approximately €240 million will go to projects in the fields of nature and biodiversity, environment and resource efficiency, and climate action, mobilising additional investments in these areas.

  • High-level synthesis report of latest climate science information released

    2019-11-12

    The Science Advisory Group to UN Climate Action Summit 2019 have convened the report 'United in Science' to assemble the key scientific findings of recent work undertaken by major partner organizations in the domain of global climate change research, including the World Meteorological Organization, UN Environment, Global Carbon Project, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, Future Earth, Earth League and the Global Framework for Climate Services.

  • A new Climate Adaptation Game

    2019-11-05

    The Climate Adaptation Game, released by the Swedish Meteorological and Hydrological Institute, aims to develop better understanding for the effects of climate change, and how to meet the challenges it brings. The game can be used in education for sustainable development, or in various contexts within climate change adaptation.

  • New publication presents LIFE projects on adaptation in agriculture and forestry

    2019-11-04

    Under the title 'Ready, Steady, Green!', this publication presents a number of LIFE-funded projects which test and implement innovative ways of adapting European agriculture and forestry to climate change.

  • MedECC released a preliminary assessment of risk associated to climate and environmental changes in the Mediterranean region

    2019-11-01

    This assessment has been undertaken by the network of Mediterranean Experts on Climate and Environmental Change (MedECC) supported by the Union for the Mediterranean and Plan Bleu (UN Environment/MAP Regional Activity Center). This preliminary report also includes results of discussions among MedECC scientists during workshops and meetings, which have been taken place since 2016.

  • Meet the Horizon Europe mission on adaptation to climate change

    2019-11-01

    ‘Adaptation to climate change including societal transformation’ is one of the five Mission Areas of the EU’s next research and innovation framework programme 'Horizon Europe'. This Mission Area will address the climate emergency, focusing on climate risks, and solutions for citizens.

  • Assessment of climate change impacts on snowmelt and streamflows of mountain region in eastern Turkey

    2019-10-31

    The Turkish Climate Changes Impact on Water Resources Project evaluates the alterations in snow melt and stream flows of the mountain region in eastern Turkey under the selected climate change scenarios throughout the 21st century. The project, characterizing the snow cover of the region for the last 40 years and hydrologic studies of future projections for snow accumulations, snow melt periods and runoffs, has been completed.

  • Reports launched on how Disaster Risk Reduction works with Climate Change Adaptation in the Baltic Sea Region

    2019-10-15

    On the 2020 International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction (13 October 2019), two reports from the CASCADE project were launched showing the state of play of the work with the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Change Adaptation on the local level, in the countries in the Baltic Sea Region.

  • Geoportal: a tool to understand the impacts of climate change in the Pyrenees

    2019-10-03

    The Pyrenean Climate Change Observatory (OPCC) has developed this geoportal for providing the general public with access to crucial data in the Pyrenees. Citizens can discover the impacts of climate change on their territory, based on various indicators such as anomalies in minimum and maximum temperatures, rainfall and rates of innovation.