Malmö is experiencing negative effects from climate change due to rising temperatures and excessive rainfall.
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Furthermore, in this publication you can find a selection of adaptation case studies with some of the most representative practices.
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Other Case studies
Optimization of the mix of private and public funding to realise climate adaptation measures in Malmö
Bilbao’s ‘Zorrotzaurre’ district is currently a degraded, flood-prone industrial peninsula.
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.
Lisbon is located in Southern Europe, a region that is generally identified as one to be likely affected by droughts if current climate change scenarios do occur. Over the last 40 years, Lisbon geographic area has witnessed an increase in the rainfall variability.
In 2002, Prague experienced severe flooding with total damage of 24 billion CZK (1 billion euro). This event was recognized as one of the most expensive weather-related disaster in the history of the city with heavy damages on infrastructure, housing and environment.