How will cities cope with heavy rainfall and flash floods in the future? The Water and Wastewater Fair in Jönköping Sweden shows trends.
Climate hazards like floods, heatwaves or fire threaten cities in the EU. To find new solutions BRIGAID connects innovators and end-users.
Earthquakes, Seastorms and active volcanos. The italian company EUREKA is analyzing the risks of natural hazards in the EU.
It is too late to act when the fire has already erupted. MeteoGRID is the Spanish meteorological service that analyses environmental risks and extreme weather events due to climate change. For CLARITY they have the task to prevent Spanish highways from forest fires.
Hamburg’s “Harbor City” is an example of city planners who thought about floods. They built the new district on dwelling mounds, eight meters above sea level. Also, on the ground floor flats are prohibited, only gastronomy and offices are allowed.
WSP is a leading planning and consulting company for the building and construction industry. WSP-experts analyze data to create useful infrastructure for water-rich Sweden. Within CLARITY they spread their knowledge on the marketplace to help others. Anna Åkesson explains.
Our reporter travelled through whole Brazil for months, bringing stunning photos and encouraging stories: In our series about Brazilian projects we are talking about different aspects: Intense rainfalls in Bahia, permaculture and alternative housing in Ceará, and sustainable vehicles in Paraná.