The challenges arising from climate change are as diverse and complex as the communities, businesses and individuals affected. Successful adaptation relies upon involving society in decision making and ensuring their … Read more
Dr. Christopher D’Amboise of UiT – The Arctic University of Norway (image courtesy of UiT) This article is based on the geo research platform geoforskning.no article ‘Life-threatening slush’ (in Norwegian) … Read more
During the night of 31st of January 1953, a sea storm surge broke through the Netherlands’ protective barriers and flooded roughly 10% of the country; the UK and Belgium were … Read more
Helping communities to find their path to becoming resilient to the local impacts of climate change is the core goal of the EU-funded IMPETUS project. Understanding how the numerous and … Read more
The phrase “Digital Twins” has become common in the water industry to describe creating virtual replicas of physical assets, such as water treatment plants or water networks. However, another potential lies in “digital twinning” an entire region, initially connecting ‘hard’ ground sensors and ‘soft’ satellite sensors to regional environmental and infrastructure models.
Adapted from the 28 September UNSDSN blog by Maëlle Voil: ‘Systemic Solutions and Innovations for Climate-Resilient Regions: A look into European research program Horizon 2020 sister climate projects IMPETUS and … Read more
Remote sensing data from Earth observation satellites is central to the urgent task of tackling climate change and related work in the EU-funded IMPETUS project. IMPETUS is combining satellite data … Read more
There is a significant opportunity to better engage citizens in climate change adaptation initiatives, according to initial results of a survey by the EU-funded IMPETUS project. Around 400 people in … Read more