Project – CLIMATE CHANGE

Client: European Commission-DG Environment
Period: 2007-2008

Partners: Nordregio, Nordic Centre for Spatial Development (SE); Emergency Service College (FI); Helsinki University of Technology(FI); Infrastruktur & Umwelt. Professor Böhm und Partner (DE); ISIG_Insitute of International Sociology of Gorizia (IT); University of Helsinki, Aleksanteri Institute(FI).

Description: The project intends to stimulate and assist planning for climate change adaptation in locally‐based administrations, including municipalities, counties and other regional organisations. The primary focus is on developing responses to climate change emergencies. Flood safety is the project focus and guidelines are produces as a tool equally applicable to all sorts of emergencies, and even to other more general aspects of climate change adaptation, such as planning, policy‐making and public awareness. ISIG conducts interviews and quantitative data analysis on 11 Italian municipalities