Urban areas are very vulnerable to the impacts of climate change, because of the high concentration of people, infrastructure, and economic activity, but also because cities tend to exacerbate climate extremes such as heat waves and flash floods. Climate-fit.city will translate the best available scientific urban climate data into relevant information for public and private end-users operating in cities across a range of different sectors.
With Europe’s urban populations still rising, a modal shift in city transport is urgently needed. This is why EU policies on smart cities, economic growth and air quality, all seek to promote …
The pressure is two-fold: city buildings need climate-wise solutions both for lowering their contribution to climate change, and protecting citizens from its effects.
Our heritage sites are more than touristic commodities – they are intrinsic to Europe’s cultural diversity and respect for history.
In a climate-driven emergency, city planning can either exacerbate or alleviate the impact on citizens, infrastructure and the economy.
Creating a fair and healthy Europe requires a deeper and more practical understanding of urban health.
Climate-wise urban planning can build up cities’ resilience to new weather conditions, and even transform them into powerful instruments for sustainable development.