Call for tenders “Assessment of the socio-economic impacts of climate change in Belgium”
The working group adaptation of the National Climate Commission has launched a call for tenders to carry out an assessment of the socio-economic impacts of climate change in Belgium. This measure is part of the implementation of the National Adaptation Plan (FR / NL) adopted on 19 April 2017 by the National Climate Commission (measure
Last week, we experienced a major heat wave, a foretaste of what awaits us in the future?
The number of heat waves, their duration and intensity have increased since the 1970s, from an average of one heat wave per three years to one heat wave per year. Number of heat waves per year (Uccle, 1901-2017) source: MIRA based on IRM-KMI (www.milieurapport.be) Each decade has two new summer days (Tmax ≥
European Climate Change Adaptation Conference (28 – 31/05/2019)
The biennial ECCA (European Climate Change Adaptation) conference, held in Lisbon from 23 to 31 May 2019, brought together some 1 100 participants from 50 countries. Organised by the 3 European projects (PLACARD, BINGO, RESCCUE) funded by the European Union’s Research and Innovation Framework Programme Horizon 2020, the conference highlighted a very wide range of