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Call for experts to join new European Commission Mission Boards

European Commission call for experts to join advise on the identification and implementation of missions in Horizon Europe, the next EU research and innovation programme.

European Commission Directorate-General for Research and Innovation | 27 May, 2019

Fun with forecasts

Congratulations, you’ve landed a job as incident commander for flood forecasts! That’s the starting point of the IMPREXive serious game.

Katrien Witpas | 24 May, 2019

Adaptation as part of Water Wise Cities

Four principles for Water Wise Cities – Katharine Cross & Corinne Trommsdorff from the International Water Association explore how cities can tackle and adapt to climate change at different levels.

Katharine Cross & Corinne Trommsdorff | 14 May, 2019

Learning from what hasn’t worked…

At ECCA 2017, Tanya Wilkins’ session on communication failures struck a chord with attendees – here she explains how the session lead to invaluable learning.

Tanya Wilkins | 29 April, 2019

Lisbon Climate Change Adaptation Strategy

The Lisbon Climate Change Adaptation Strategy constitutes a document for meeting this major challenge of the 21st century, with consequences at every level, and for which the city’s planning and management will have to provide specific answers.

| 23 April, 2019

Delivering successful adaptation – how can we tell what works?

Measuring the success of adaptation actions is challenging, but showing the outcomes of adaptation is crucial for securing the attention and finance from funding bodies. What has the Committee on Climate Change learned over the last decade?

Kathryn Brown | 15 April, 2019

Lisbon expands its green systems as a cost-effective climate tool

Lisbon is taking steps to increase Urban Green Infrastructure, not simply for recreational use, but to protect from climate change impacts as well as to meet climate targets. Lisbon Municipality’s Duarte d´Araújo Mata explains.

Duarte d´Araújo Mata | 29 March, 2019

Climate services for a resilient future

From the water budget, to the energy sector, and the construction industry, nearly all economic sectors and aspects of life are directly or indirectly affected by climate change and will be increasingly impacted in the future. Climate services can help decision-makers in the public and private sectors to be better prepared.

Daniela Jacob | 18 March, 2019

Lisbon Metropolitan Area climate change adaptation plan

Find out more about how the Lisbon Metropolitan Area is working to implement the Portuguese Climate Change National Adaptation Strategy, promoting awareness and identifying adaptation measures.

Ana Cristina Lourenço, José Canedo, Marco Morais and Paula Pacheco | 11 March, 2019