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30/10/2020

Call for tenders « Evaluation of the impact of climate change on the health care system in Belgium »

In accordance with measure 8 of the National Adaptation Plan, ‘Taking into account the impact of climate change and adaptation needs in the framework of the future National Environment and Health Action Plan (NEHAP)’, a call for tender was launched. The contract is for a study on the impact of climate change on the health

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11/09/2020

Study “Evaluation of the socio-economic impact of climate change in Belgium”

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09/06/2020

Public consultation for the EU Adaptation Strategy

The European Commission is launching a public consultation on its future strategy for adapting to the impacts of climate change. This broad initiative targets a wide range of stakeholders to provide inputs, including citizens, businesses, NGOs, academia, national, regional and local authorities as all countries and sectors will be affected. Are you concerned about the

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03/09/2019

New report on adaptation in the adaptation agricultural sector in Europe

The European Environmental has released a new report ‘Climate change adaptation in the agricultural sector in Europe’ According to this report, crop and livestock production is projected to decrease and may even have to be abandoned in parts of Europe’s southern and Mediterranean regions due to the increased negative impacts of climate change. The report

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03/09/2019

Launch of the call “Biodiversity and Climate Change”

The call (2019-2020 BiodivERsA) covers the following four themes: Consequences of climate change on biodiversity and nature’s contributions to people Climate-biodiversity feedback processes Potential of nature-based solutions for mitigating and adapting to climate change Synergies and trade-offs between policies on biodiversity, climate and other relevant sectors, and the role of agents of change Research teams

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05/07/2019

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

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28/06/2019

Launch of the new website Adapt2climate.be

Welcome on the brand new Belgian national website on Adaptation to climate change!

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28/06/2019

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 ≥

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20/04/2019

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

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