The EU sees climate change as a business opportunity and wants to promote new ideas. The "European Business Council" presented itself in Vienna for this purpose.
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.
Lena Strömbäck works for the Swedish national meteorological organization SMHI. At CLARITY she supports infrastructure projects in the EU to adapt to climate change.
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.
A US-study reveals in July 2018 that the rising sea level is unexpectedly dangerous for the fiberglass cables buried on the US coastlines. The cables are water-repellent, but not necessarily water-proof for the long-term. New York, Miami and Seattle will be affected firstly, but the damages probably exist worldwide.
The Spanish Meteorological Agency AEMET calculates the weather predictions in Spain and its influences on the road network. My Climate Service spoke to project manager Ernesto Rodriguez Camino about the upcoming extreme weather events and his tasks within CLARITY.
Brazil's Salvador has always been a hot city - but the number of rain days has increased during the last decade. Several neighbourhoods get flooded and the water doesn't go away for weeks. That's why people call the Bahian capital "the city made of sugar."