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The aim of this report is to investigate the potential for harnessing key features of Transformative Innovation to improve the design and the implementation of Climate Change Adaptation (CCA) strategies, based on empirical analyses.
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Scorching summer heat is hard to imagine now in mid-winter Paris, but in six months when the world's athletes arrive for the Olympics, another pounding heat wave would spell trouble for organizers.
PhysOrg, Omicron Technology Ltd
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This article examines recognition of differences in the capacity of people to deal with floods in Flood Risk Management (FRM) in England (United Kingdom), Finland, Flanders (Belgium) and France. Flood risks worldwide are increasing due to climate change.
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In this paper, researchers search for the most extreme heatwaves in Ile-de-France that are physically plausible, under climate change scenarios, for the decades around 2024.
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Prolonged reminders of death from long-term disasters affect people’s choices and behaviours, finds a new study by King’s College London researchers.
King's College London
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New research published in The Cryosphere has suggested that extreme snowfall events may be a feature of some locations at higher latitudes and elevations in the decades to come.
PhysOrg, Omicron Technology Ltd
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The different weather-related disasters France has seen this year paint a pessimistic landscape for insurance prices in 2024.
Euronews
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This paper provides quantitative evidence on the geography of regional readiness to tackle climate change using data from France, Germany, Italy, Poland, and Spain.

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