|Final Programme online! Deltas in Times of Climate Change II, 24-26 September 2014 It is an exciting programme with three days of plenaries and more than 100 parallel sessions. Sessions that are interesting for scientists, practitioners and politicians working on climate change adaptation. During the conference there will be plenty of time to meet with interesting people from around the world and extend your network. |
Deltas in Times of Climate Change II, Rotterdam, Wednesday 18 June 2014
|International Climate Adaptation Business Challenge – Submit your idea before 1 May! Impacts of climate change are already happening. How do we adapt? Adapting to climate change offers new opportunities for business and innovative entrepreneurs. The Dutch research programme Knowledge for Climate and EU climate innovation initiative Climate-KIC want to stimulate new climate business. Therefore they organise the second edition of the Climate Adaptation Business Challenge. The challenge is open to anybody with an innovative idea or interest in contributing to new climate business. |
Knowledge for Climate and Climate-KIC, Wednesday 26 March 2014
|Call for scientific abstracts Deltas in Depth now open! In this call we invite you to submit an abstract of scientific findings you wish to present in one of the science sessions.
Authors who wish to present a paper or poster related to the scientific programme are invited to submit an abstract for a presentation or a poster for one of the eleven scientific themes.
Deadline submission abstract: 15 March.
Deltas in Times of Climate Change II, September 2014, Wednesday 20 November 2013
|Commission welcomes European Parliament adoption of key files of the Clean Energy for All Europeans package New rules on renewables, energy efficiency and the governance of the Energy Union have been signed off by the European Parliament today – an important step in enabling the European Union and its Member States to embrace the clean energy transition, follow up on the already adopted 2030 climate legislation and meet the Paris Agreement commitments. |
European Commission, Wednesday 14 November 2018
|Europe is ready for climate impacts: Commission evaluates its strategy Adapting the EU regions and economic sectors to the impacts of climate change is now more urgent than forecast in the EU’s 2013 adaptation strategy. This is one of the key findings of the Commission’s evaluation of the strategy published today. The analysis results in a report on lessons learned and reflections on improvements for future action. |
European Commission, Monday 12 November 2018
|Climate change: the human and economic outlook for Europeans If warming rises more than 2°C above pre-industrial levels and no adequate adaptation measures are implemented, Europe is in danger of being exposed to more frequent and intense extreme weather conditions, which will also have significant economic impacts. |
EU Science Hub, Monday 12 November 2018
|Joining forces for climate change adaptation at Nordic conference Climate change affects us all, and we have to do something to do about it. This message was clear after the Nordic Conference on Climate Change Adaptation, which was attended by more than 400 representatives from municipal, regional and national government, as well as the business and research sectors. |
SMHI, Thursday 8 November 2018
|European Commission approved quarter of a billion euros of investments in environment and climate action under the LIFE programme The European Commission has approved an investment package of €243 million from the EU budget for projects under the LIFE programme supporting nature, the environment and quality of life in Europe's transition to a more sustainable and low-carbon future. In the area of climate action, the EU will invest €46.8 million to support climate change mitigation, adaptation and governance and information projects. |
EC Life Programme, Friday 2 November 2018
|Paper published: Indicators for adaptation to climate change at national level - Lessons from emerging practice in Europe As countries gain more experience in developing and implementing national climate change adaptation strategies and plans, the need for understanding their progress and effects is also increasing, especially through indicators for monitoring and evaluation of adaptation to climate change at national level. This Technical Paper contributes to the evolving knowledge base, and is accompanied by an annex including a database of national adaptation indicator sets from five European countries collected in 2017 and 2018. |
Thursday 1 November 2018
|Designing urban water bodies that are really cooling Urban bodies of water are elements in urban design for water storage, water transport, beautification, etc. However, they can also play a role in preventing issues with overheating in cities, as indicated in the research project REALCOOL. |
WUR, Friday 26 October 2018