News category: Adaptation

Transformative climate change planning for Canada

ACT in Canada’s latest white paper looks at combining adaptation with mitigation.

Climate Change Risk Assessment 2017

CCRA 2017 highlights the challenges facing all aspects of UK society, from communities to major infrastructure.

Rotterdam surge barrier protects the port from extreme events

Prepared for a 1-in-10,000 year event, but still evaluated regularly…

Resilient cities vital in tackling climate change

A new EEA report looks at the challenges to cities posed by climate change.

What are California’s trees worth?

Environmental benefits of trees vastly outweighs the cost of maintenance.

Living without electricity

Lessons from the impacts of the 2015 winter storms are highlighted in a new report.

Adaptation challenges

Short interviews with adaptation experts on what they see as the challenges for an adapted future.

Are you on the CCA–DRR map?

EU-project PLACARD is examining the synergies between climate change adaptation and disaster risk reduction.

UNFCCC technical expert meeting on adaptation

UKCIP contributed to the two-day meeting in Bonn, looking at adaptation implementation.

Tube stations at high risk of flooding

Tube stations at high risk of flooding Few infrastructure assets are as vulnerable to flooding as the London Underground. Some of the busiest stations are at the highest risk of major disruption during heavy storms, with the risks increasing over time as the climate changes. A fascinating, if mildly terrifying read… TfL recognise the risks […]