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Evidence that elevated temperatures can lead to increased mortality and morbidity is well documented, with population vulnerability being location specific. The elderly are particular vulnerable to extreme heat stress.
In response to flooding causing damage in Smolyan’s Ustovo neighbourhood in 2005, the city implemented a number of flood protection measures that presumably have paid off already during the wet year of 2014.
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.
Iceland has 100% renewable electricity and heat system due to its abundant hydro- and geothermal resources.
Evidence that increasing temperatures leads to increased mortality and morbidity is well documented, with population vulnerability being location specific.
Körös-Maros National Park, SE-Hungary, was created in 1997 for the protection of birds.
Bratislava has received funding from “EEA Grants and Norway Grants” (hereafter called EEA Grants) for an urban climate adaptation project.
The Watermachine: multifunctional area for flood protection and improved water quality - Kristalbad, Enschede
Kristalbad is an area of about 40 hectares located in the east of the Netherlands between the cities of Enschede (160.000 inhabitants) and Hengelo (81.000 inhabitants).