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climate change adaptation

Individual solutions for each climate change adaptation challenge

In this e-book, the Climate Service Center Germany (GERICS) sets out individual solutions for climate change adaptation challenges
Food Parks

Food Parks – innovative production of food

SSE-C Swedish Surplus Energy Collaboration SLU provides a fascinating insight into the innovative production of food in Sweden, as well as the importance of fostering healthy environments for all people.
Why should we care about radioiodine in the environment?

Why should we care about radioiodine in the environment?

Peter H. Santschi from the Department of Marine Sciences at Texas A&M University – Galveston and Daniel I. Kaplan from Savannah River National Laboratory share their views on radioiodine in the environment In this analysis, the focus is given to the pathways, from source to human risk and presents questions...
Greening the inner city

Greening the inner city – How do we choose the best trees?

Nina Bassuk from the Urban Horticulture Institute, School of Integrative Plant Science Cornell University shares her thoughts on the value of green spaces in inner cities and how we should choose the best trees for this purpose.
agriculture

Agriculture, climate, change

Research crop scientist from the K-State Northwest Research-Extension Center, Professor Robert Aiken explores agriculture, drought and crop research issues, as well as climate change and the crucial role of satellite imagery in the field
Conservation

Conservation through the sustainable use of wildlife

The International Council for Game and Wildlife Conservation provides a comprehensive investigation of conservation through the sustainable use of wildlife
harsh weather

Wood protection: Reducing the impacts from harsh weather

Herje Boström, CEO of Sioo Wood Protection AB in Sweden highlights the benefits of protection systems to reduce the impact that harsh weather has on wood
diversity in european cities

Dealing with diversity in European Cities

Dr Gideon Bolt from Utrecht University explores the compelling subject of diversity in European cities and how this is dealt with today
Varberg Calling

The City of Varberg

For Varberg, Sweden, 2015 is the year when the community will reunite in a joint effort to take responsibility for peace and human rights.
sustainable intensification of agriculture

The sustainable intensification of agriculture in Europe

In this in-depth analysis, Cristina Cruz, Professor Auxiliar at Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade de Lisboa (FCUL) shares her thoughts on the sustainable intensification of agriculture (SIA) in Europe today
importance of energy efficiency

Innovation in food production and the importance of energy efficiency

Håkan Sandin from and Bengt Persson from SSE-C Swedish Surplus Energy Collaboration reveal their thoughts on innovative food production, as well as the importance of energy efficiency for both the industry and community
importance of soil

Soil: How much do we value this critical resource?

The importance of soil is placed under the spotlight in this in-depth analysis by the European Commission’s Joint Research Centre (JRC)
environmental health

Polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs): A continuing environmental health concern

This compelling article is written by Professor of Neurotoxicology, Pamela J. Lein, Ph.D. who is based at University of California’s Davis/School of Veterinary Medicine. The thrust of the article is that polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) are a continuing environmental health concern in today’s world Not shying away from detail, the piece...
Healthy Minor Cereals Project

From research to consumer: Demands for healthy, nutritious and innovative food

In this in-depth feature, we find out how the multidisciplinary HealthyMinorCereals project responds to consumers’ increasing demands for healthy, nutritious and innovative food A spokesperson from the HealthyMinorCereals reveals their thoughts on the demands of today’s consumers for food that is healthy, nutritious, innovative and produced sustainably. This in-depth article...

EUFAR promotes airborne research

EUFAR supports and develops airborne research projects to boost earth system understanding and weather prediction innovation in Europe

Using rainfall to understand climate change

The School of Civil Engineering and Geosciences at Newcastle University explains how data from rainfall can be used to help adapt to climate change

Innovine project: adapting vineyards to climate change

How can The Innovine Project help vineyard growers throughout the EU develop better quality vines in a world where climate change is a key challenge?
Ingenuity Lab tackling climate change

Embrace the possible: Tackling climate change with technology

Earth’s climate is changing, but this has been happening since its creation; to deal with anthropogenic climate change we need to embrace technology
climate adaptation information

Adapting to climate change & variability: Developing decision-relevant information

GERICS are helping to assess the impact of climate change in Germany in order to develop national and regional level climate adaptation and mitigation
Norwegian Arctic ebook Norwegian Polar Institute

The Norwegian Arctic: A rapidly changing climate

The Arctic is warming more rapidly than any other region on the planet. The northern Barents Region is a Norwegian Arctic hotspot that has changed 2-4 times faster than other parts of the Arctic during the last three decades.

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