For the fourth time already experts from the fields of climate adaption and disaster preparedness will meet at the Environmental Camps for Conservation Awareness (ECCA). This year it will take place from May 28th to 31st in Lisbon.
From March 21st to 22nd, providers and and users of climate adaption services discussed different support offers regarding heat prevention in urban areas in the Federal Institute for Research on Building, Urban Affairs and Spatial Development (BBSR) in Bonn. The event took place on behalf of the KlimAdapt network activities of the Federal Environmental Agency to further develop the German Climate Preparedness Portal.
November 18th, the National Centre for Climate Services (NCCS) and the ETH-Center für Climate Systems Modeling (C2SM) presented at the ETH Zurich the results of the new Suisse Climate Scenarios CH2018 as well as the new NCCS-web platform (www.nccs.ch). 670 Participants from administration, politics, science, economy and populace took part in the interactive event that allowed an dialogue between users and producers of climate services.
During the 1. National Conference „Climate adaptation services – Climate preparedness in the Field“ on the 12th of November 2018 in the Federal Environment Agency in Dessau-Roßlau offers and services concerning climate change adaption were discussed and looked at from various angles. In technical lectures, improvised theatrical mise-en-scènes, a marketplace for climate adaption services and deepening workshops about 135 participants pursued relevant questions.
At the website warning.bund.de, which is provided by the Federal Office for Civil Protection and Disaster Assistance (BKK), German citizens can find all current warnings such as weather alerts, flood warning and warnings about dangers and damage situations in Germany, such as hazardous substance spreads or major fires.