Losses and damages related to urban flooding and storms are likely to increase due to climate change. The insurance industry can potentially play a key role in climate change adaptation by contributing to the understanding of risks associated with climate change.
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Otros Casos Practicos
Insurance company supporting adaptation action in small and medium size enterprises in Turin (Italy)
Weather- and climate-related damages, in particular those due to flooding, pose substantial risks to the business continuity of small and medium enterprises (SMEs).
Living in a tree house in Torino (Italy): combining adaptation and mitigation measures to improve comfort
25 Verde is a residential building in Torino including 63 apartments (ranging from 50 to 140 square meters), which has been designed to integrate over 150 trees and other plants in the façade and on the roof to create an ideal micro-climate inside the building, while
Groundwork London – an environmental regeneration charity part of the Groundwork federation - in partnership with Hammersmith and Fulham Council, received LIFE+ funding for the Climate-Proofing Social Housing Landscapes project in 2013.
Bologna, like many Southern European cities, is facing drought, extreme temperatures and water scarcity as a result of climate change.
In Germany, for a long time a single fee for both rainwater and wastewater was levied in all communities.
Flood protection in the Upper Vistula river basin: grey and green measures implemented in the Sandomierz area
The Vistula River is a 1,046 km long river which springs in southern Poland and ends in the Baltic Sea. The Upper Vistula extends over the three Polish provinces of Małopolskie, Podkarpackie and Swietokrzyskie.
Social vulnerability to heatwaves – from assessment to implementation of adaptation measures in Košice and Trnava, Slovakia
High temperatures and heatwaves in the summer pose increasing risks to people living in Slovakian cities.
Ghent aims at realizing more green areas in response to climate change and actively seeks citizen involvement to achieve this. This is in line with the city being very social and creative with many citizens actively developing bottom-up initiatives.