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  • Climate-ADAPT found to be a key tool for adaptation in Europe

    2018-06-06

    The number of users on this web platform increased fivefold since its launch in 2012, according to a report from the EEA. The assessment confirms the increasing value of the platform for users such as policy makers, city planners, and other experts who are looking to share and make use of information and best practices in their work to adapt on climate change.

  • Global temperature rise of 2°C doubles the population exposed to multiple climate risks compared to a 1.5°C rise

    2018-05-16

    Research identifying climate vulnerability hotspots has found that the number of people affected by multiple climate change risks could double if the global temperature rises by 2 degrees C, compared to a rise of 1.5 degrees C.

  • EEA report on adapting to climate change: European countries assess vulnerability and risks

    2018-04-24

    The report 'National climate change vulnerability and risk assessments in Europe 2018,' is the first review on how the 33 EEA member countries have conducted national climate change vulnerability and risk assessments as part of their adaptation plans.

  • LIFE launches 2018 call for action grants

    2018-04-19

    The EU’s LIFE programme has launched its 2018 call for proposals, supporting projects that protect the environment and tackle the impacts of climate change. The total budget for project action grants in this year's call is 397 million €. Of this, 80 million € is foreseen for the sub-programme for Climate Action.

  • European State of the Climate 2017

    2018-04-10

    The Copernicus Services on Climate Change and Atmosphere Monitoring have presented the European State of the Climate 2017, covering two main themes: the Climate in 2017 (annual and seasonal climate of last year in comparison with the 1981-2010 climate reference period) and the Headline Climate Indicators (long-term key indicators for global and regional climate change). The report was presented on 10 April 2018 at the European Parliament.

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

    2018-04-10

    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

    2018-04-06

    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

    2018-04-04

    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'

    2018-04-02

    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

    2018-03-22

    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.