Plataforma sobre Adaptación al Cambio Climático en España

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Cases studies

Cada vez son más las experiencias, iniciativas y proyectos dirigidos a desarrollar y poner en marcha acciones concretas de adaptación al cambio climático. En este módulo podrás explorar más de 30 casos prácticos sobre adaptación desarrollados en diferentes territorios de España e implementadas por Administraciones Públicas, entidades del sector privado, organizaciones u otros actores interesados. Por otra parte, podrás también consultar y acceder a los casos prácticos incluidos en la Plataforma Europea Climate-ADAPT. Aquí puedes consultar más información sobre esta funcionalidad y la conexión con Climate-ADAPT.

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The project involves a pilot experience to find suitable formulas to slow down, as much as possible, the process of environmental degradation taking place in the Maspalomas dune complex during the last 50 years, to avoid the disappearance of the mobile dune area and preserve its environmental val

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91% of Italian municipalities are currently under risk of river and pluvial flooding, an important increase as compared to 2015 when 88% of municipalities were at risk (

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Until the 70s, the lower course of the Arga River near the confluence with the Aragon River flowed with a meandering channel, occupying a wide flood plain characterized by intense fluvial dynamics.

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The European LIFE CERSUDS project (Ceramic Sustainable Urban Drainage System) is developing sustainable urban drainage systems (SUDS) that use ceramic materials of low commercial value as a filter system for construction or paving.

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The NBS URBAN project seeks to integrate nature into urban planning, reinforcing the use of ecosystems and nature together with existing infrastructures in order to locally adapt to climate change in the Basque Country region, using for such purpose a map for their identification

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Pursuant to the Water Framework Directive and in accordance with the environmental objectives of the Hydrological Plan of the Tagus River Hydrographic Basin, in coordination with Patrimonio Nacional (as the entity that manages the Monte de El Pardo area), the improvement of the ecological conditi

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The Navarre Network of Local Entities for Sustainability (NELS Network)  with the support of the Biodiversity Foundation and the Spanish Climate Change Office has developed the Project titled "EGOKI, integrating criteria for adaptation to climate change into urban planning of local entities of th

Otros Casos Practicos

The city of Basel in Switzerland has the largest area of green roofs per capita in the world. Initiatives aiming to increase the provision of green roofs in Basel were initially driven by energy-saving programmes, and subsequently by biodiversity conservation.

The Regge River is a typical rain fed river. Starting in the 19th century the first bends were cut and over the years the Regge River was largely turned into a canal. In situations with heavy rainfall, large areas in the valley of the river are flooded.

The Segura River Basin in the south east of Spain suffers from a structural condition of water scarcity and drought occurrence. For decades, the focus for dealing with this condition has been placed on instrumental objectives such as increasing water transfer facilities (i.e.

Sigma Plan for the Scheldt Estuary. The Sigma Plan is an integrated flood protection plan that combines dykes, seawalls and flood areas to protect approximately 20,000 hectares of land from flooding.

Tamera, a farm of 154 ha, is located in the most arid region of Portugal (Alentejo). This area has shown significant trends of increasing erosion and desertification and climate change will most probably exacerbate these issues.

The Sigma Plan is an integrated flood protection plan that was first established in 1977 in reaction to a major storm surge flood in 1976. The Sigma Plan offers protection against storm surges as well as floods caused by excessive rainfall.

Fire is the most significant natural threat to forests and wooded areas of the Mediterranean basin. The average annual number of forest fires in the Mediterranean basin, particularly in southern Europe, is close to 50,000 - twice as many as during the 1970s.

Šibenik-Knin County in Croatia has 960 km of coast and 285 islands and rocks. Its coastal zone consists of seven municipalities and three cities including Šibenik, the administrative centre.

The Zaragoza Water Saving City programme was initiated in 1996 in response to water scarcity. It included awareness raising campaigns, the implementation of examples of good practice and voluntary public commitments by citizens and businesses.