Representatives from PLACARD have been very actively engaged in a range of activities during May and June: at the European Climate Change Adaptation conference (ECCA 2019) in Lisbon, the European Urban Resilience Forum (EURF) and ICLEI 2019 in Bonn.
Markus Leitner shares his thoughts on the 2019 European Conference on Risk Perception, Behaviour, Management and Response in Paris.
The 2018 Academy in Bonn focused on global risk and adaptation futures, attended by scientists, UN delegates, government advisors and NGO representatives.
weADAPT authors and PLACARD partners Julia Barrott and Sukaina Bharwani share the principles of good practice for knowledge-sharing platforms ahead of their session at Adaptation Futures.
Monitoring and evaluation of adaptation strategies is a relatively new but vital area of work in urban areas. Eleni Karali reports from the 5th Open European Day in Bonn.
The 3rd Disaster Risk Management Knowledge Centre seminar in Bulgaria brought together 100 inter-disciplinary experts to discuss the science-policy interface and good practice.
Our session at this year’s Open European Day focused on the benefits of nature-based solutions in helping cities adapt to the changing climate.
Working together to create a common understanding of dealing with four natural risks that affect European forests – storms, forest fires, snow avalanches and floods.
Our joint session at the Civil Protection Forum 2018 explored how best to bridge the gaps between CCA and DRR to improve prevention of disasters.
The development of climate services aimed at the DRR community is an under-explored area that a number of projects are examining.