How will cities cope with heavy rainfall and flash floods in the future? The Water and Wastewater Fair in Jönköping Sweden shows trends.
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.
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.
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.
With temperatures on the rise cities in Europe face severe consequences from heat waves and heat islands. The project ADAPT-UHI in Austria addresses small to medium sized cities, which struggle the most with funding climate change adaption.
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.
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.
Plinius is an italien based institute that researches on natural hazards like volcanic eruptions, earthquakes or floods. Being located in the City of Naples between three major volcanoes it is essential for the responsible scientist, Giulio Zuccaro, to make cities in Europe safer towards natural hazards.
Not only emerging countries like Brazil have to deal with the consequences of climate change like flooding and droughts but also highly developed industrial welfare states. Sweden needs to cope with the prognosis of effects of climate change. Smaller cities like Jönköping have been increasingly hit by flooding.