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.
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Recent campaigns and protests have raised public awareness of the urgent need to tackle climate change, but the need to adapt to these changes is equally as pressing.
Asun Lera St.Clair and Dragana Bojović explore the vital role social science plays in achieving transdisciplinarity in climate services.
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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.
Working with artists can help institutions, national bodies and local authorities to inspire climate action – the Cultural Adaptations project is searching for creative and innovative responses to climate change impacts.
Welcome to this latest blog
Within ECCA’s fine catalogue.
And in this edition,
We break with tradition
To bring you rhyming monologue.
At ECCA 2017, Tanya Wilkins’ session on communication failures struck a chord with attendees – here she explains how the session lead to invaluable learning.
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.
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?
Lisbon’s climate change resilience strategy focuses on flood risk, prioritises investment on planning, implementing and building back better adaptation and mitigation strategies, and reducing impacts and likely damage in highly urbanised areas.
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.
Roger Street reflects on the contributions of the ECCA conferences and the roles they have played in advancing climate change adaptation.
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.
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.