Unbearable heat in the city... Linz is one of the examples where the population is suffering extremely from heat exposure. Due to the common urban structures and large-scale climate change impacts, this Austrian City is an ideal demo case for many other cities in Central Europe. It can serve as a base for development of operating procedures and climate services in other
The problems of smartphone manufacturing and use are numerous: growing number of devices, production of metals is harmful to health and the environment, production takes place under dubious working conditions, manufacturing consumes a lot of energy, product cycles are getting shorter, devices are expensive to repair. A German company wants to remedy the situation.
This year on ECCA, CLARITY presented a new methodology and tools to support cities with their adaption strategies for climate change. The fourth European Climate Change Adaptation Conference (ECCA) brought together thousands of scientists, experts and urban planners to discuss ways of adapting.
Extreme weather conditions occur more frequently. Not only metropoles like Los Angeles, Basel, London or Vancouver, but also different German cities already have claimed the state of "Climate Emergency".
According to a new IPBES report, species extinction is taking place at an alarming rate. The greatest impact is due to changes in the use of land and sea, followed by direct exploitation of living organisms, climate change, pollution and invasive immigrant species. The importance of climate change will increase in the coming decades, that's why we have to act
For ECCA, the 4th European Climate Change Adaptation conference in Lisbon, we already announced the summaries of our sessions. Now you can find the exact times and the whole program, too.
Experts are certain that Europe's environment will suffer from Brexit. Emissions trading will become even weaker without the British, and pioneers like Germany, Sweden and France will now have to prove themselves even more, because no industrial nation is further ahead than the British when it comes to climate protection.
On ECCA, the European Climate Change Adaptation conference, we will take part. We have several speakers talking about CLARITY and what we have investigated so far. You can still register for the event in may. On the agenda we are having six themes:
The "Museum of Tomorrow" in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, is a museum talking about future climate and sustainability. It makes you think about your own ecological footprint, visualizing impacts of climate change as a game.
CLARITY is part of this year's ECCA 2019 in Lisbon. The biennial European Climate Change Adaptation conference is convened by EU-funded projects like ours on behalf of the European Commission. The conference is organized by three European projects under the "Horizon 2020" program - Placard, Bingo, Resccue.