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.
Climate change is increasingly becoming a health hazard for humans, which show numerous scientific studies in the magazine "The Lancet". Because of the rising temperatures, researchers expect tropical diseases to spread. In 2017, extreme weather events led to a global loss of around 288 million euros.
Lena Strömbäck works for the Swedish national meteorological organization SMHI. At CLARITY she supports infrastructure projects in the EU to adapt to climate change.
ProSnow wants to support ski resorts by forecasting the weather of a whole season. Ghislain Dubois from ProSnow speaks about the threats and chances.
VISCA aims to make the European wine industries resilient to climate change. Maha Al-Salehi from VISCA speaks about threats and chances.
Out of recycled material (rice chaff) researchers build bat-houses in agricultural lands and help farmers to control rice pests using an ecofriendly approach. Bats on rice fields eat the harmful insects that destroy the rice. The adapted bat boxes don’t get more than 40 degrees inside even with a heat wave.
The C40 network consists of more than 90 cities worldwide. Together they develop climate change adaptation measures to achieve the Paris’ agreement goals until 2020.
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The European IT-Service corporation Atos is one of the 17 partners in the CLARITY project. It is a huge company with many different fields, specialized in IT-solutions for environment. Miguel Esbrí and his team develop the dissemination and CSIS for CLARITY - find out what is the status quo.
At Lisbon’s University the research group “AdaptForChange” has realized a project about reforesting semiarid areas in Portugal. One year later, the study shows first success in fighting future desertification due to climate change.