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Heatwaves

The "heat wave" phenomenon is increasing all over Europe, affecting all sectors and increasing population mortality in summer, especially of elderly people living in urban areas. Both...

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Adaption of grassland butterflies to climate change

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emBRACE

The primary aim of the emBRACE project was to build resilience to disasters amongst communities in Europe. This project started on 1 October 2011 and ended on 30 September 2015. 

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Urban cooling

This case study describes research by the University of Manchester that shows the benefits of urban greening in reducing of the urban heat island effect.

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Mediation

Assessment of climate change impacts, vulnerability and adaptation requires a combination of generic and context-specific knowledge. Currently, the availability of such knowledge in Europe is...

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Case Study: West Nile Delta

The West Nile delta is an important region for agriculture, tourism and industry. Sea-level rise is expected to exacerbate existing problems of coastal erosion and salt-water intrusion....

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