Seven cast-iron manhole covers on the ground are the only sign of extensive and very complex flood protection for the Citadel in Østerbro, Copenhagen. The Citadel is one of the best-preserved fortification works in Northern Europe.
Researchers at the University of Copenhagen, in collaboration with the Danish Meteorological Institute (DMI), have used detailed weather models to clearly tie increased temperatures to the historic cloudburst over Copenhagen in July of 2011.
This Action plan for a climate-proof Denmark provides an overview of the initiatives that the government has either planned, or already set in motion, to ensure that Denmark will become more resilient to climate change.
This strategy is based on the notion that adaptation to climate change is a long-term process, and that it is still uncertain what the consequences of climate change will be and how soon they will take effect. The government will therefore initiate an
United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change
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