Forests can provide effective protection against rockfalls, landslides and avalanches; their preservation and proper management can maintain these services and functions which assume relevance also in the perspective of adaptation to current extreme events and future climate changes.
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In 2011, as all other large infrastructure providers in UK, Heathrow Airport Limited (HAL) was asked by the UK government to submit a climate change adaptation report (also called adaptation strategy).
Bologna, like many Southern European cities, is facing drought, extreme temperatures and water scarcity as a result of climate change. With no national or regional adaptation action plan still in place, the city of Bologna took it upon themselves to draft an Adaptation Plan to Climate Change.
Four pillars to Hamburg’s Green Roof Strategy: financial incentive, dialogue, regulation and science
In response to climate change, one of Hamburg’s objectives is to become greener, in the city and on the roofs. In this context, Hamburg is the first German city to have developed a comprehensive Green Roof Strategy.
Nine UK electricity generating companies have been receiving support based on the provisions of the Climate Change Act of 2008.
The railway transportation system of the Alpine country Austria plays an important role in the European transit of passengers and freights.
Demographic change and climate change together place great challenges on the society. The life expectancy of the population in Germany rises and so does the share of older people. Besides chronic patients and children, the elderly are especially affected by the effects of the climate change.
Bilbao’s ‘Zorrotzaurre’ district is currently a degraded, flood-prone industrial peninsula.
Environment-friendly urban street design for decentralized ecological rainwater management in Ober-Grafendorf, Lower Austria
The municipality of Ober-Grafendorf is located at an elevation of 280 m in a typical pre-Alpine landscape in the Mostviertel region in the western part of the Austrian province Lower Austria.