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Österreich investiert 2,4 Milliarden Euro in die Erneuerung seiner Schulen. Wie weit wird eine nachhaltige Zukunft mitgedacht?

Österreichs Bundesregierung hat Mitte Mai ein Investitionspaket für die Erneuerung der Schulen angekündigt. 2,4 Milliarden Euro sollen bis 2030 in Neubauten, Zubauten und die Sanierung von 270 Schulen fließen. Das Paket soll die Schulen moderner und digitaler machen und nach der Coronavirus-Krise die Konjunktur ankurbeln.

Climate change is one of the biggest risks project planners are currently facing. The MyClimateServices marketplace pools expertise in order to counteract it.

"In Austria more people die every year from the consequences of climate change than from car accidents." Scientist Claudia Hahn from the Austrian Nationals Weather Service ZAMG knows the effects of climate change. With her research she

Every year, the European Commission awards those EU-funded projects, which demonstrate excellence and new approaches in regional development. With the goal of inspiring other regions and project managers across Europe, participating projects are in the spotlight of communication activities at European level.

This year's winners are promoting digital transformation, connecting the green, blue and grey, combatting inequalities and poverty, building

In Germany people can get their sick leave for work just via Whatsapp. If patients have a cold and have only harmless symptoms - they do not have to go to the doctor anymore. The E-Health-service improves medical care in rural regions in particular. Germany has so far been regarded as a developing country when it comes to telemedicine.

In 2018 we had the co-creation and service design phase of the CLARITY project, we had several fruitful workshops, we did a lot of events together where we spread the word on climate services and we worked hand in hand on the CSIS. Take a look at all the achievements in the past 12 months.

The objective of the GAF is to develop a practical tool for use by city planners that is based on research data, takes into account local characteristics and does not discriminate against low-budget projects by favouring expensive ecological solutions.

The IPCC's "Cities and Climate Change Science Conference” in Canada was set to assess the recent scientific understanding of cities and climate change, and to identify the key research gaps, thereby inspiring the next frontiers of urban climate research. The CLARITY project was also presented.