adaptation

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Why sustainable buildings are critical for a resilient society

In its recent Energy Efficiency First Principle (EE1) Guidelines, the European Commission recognised human health as one (...)

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Why water inundates a home during one flood but spares it the next

  As the floodwaters rose in Southeast Queensland last week, my phone buzzed with texts from friends. We compared this event (...)

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Disasters can wipe out affordable housing for years unless communities plan ahead – the loss hurts the entire local economy

  The tornadoes and wildfires that devastated communities from Kentucky to Colorado in the final weeks of 2021 left thousand (...)

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Weatherization Techniques for Commercial Properties

As fall begins, professionals take advantage of the cool weather and low precipitation rates to conduct commercial property (...)

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JOINT-SECAP Final Conference

Joint_SECAP - Joint Strategies for Climate Change Adaptation in Coastal Areas, financed by the Interreg Italy-Croatia Program (...)

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[Webinar] Do not demolish, repurpose !

How to develop adaptive reuse and flexible building design ? The repurposing of existing buildings and the development of (...)

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Heatwaves can kill – research uncovers the homes most vulnerable to overheating

Around 19% of EU households get uncomfortably warm during the summer and in some countries, the figure is close to 50%. It (...)

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EIT Climate-KIC is restructuring to deliver systems transformation for climate change

EIT Climate-KIC is restructuring to provide “systems transformation as a service” for Europe to deliver on its decarbonisatio (...)

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3 ways cities can prepare for climate emergencies

Cities are on the front line of climate change. While their footprints cover a mere two per cent of the Earth’s surface (...)