JPI Climate News

JPI Climate Central Secretariat continues to work during the outbreak of COVID-19 JPI Climate Central Secretariat continues to work and coordinate as appropriate to insure the smooth running of the activities foreseen this year towards our Scoping Forum Symposium in December. We try to organise meetings and workshops online if possible which allows you to join remotely.
Friday 27 March 2020
Open letter to Global Leaders – A healthy planet for healthy people Call to Action: Emerging from the Planetary Emergency and partnering between People and Nature. It is time to harness our fears, build hope and drive action to respond to the human health, economic, climate and biodiversity crisis with solutions that build resilient societies on the longer term.
The Club of Rome, Thursday 26 March 2020
The Climate-ADAPT newsletter is released The European Climate Adaptation Platform Climate-ADAPT is a partnership between the European Commission and the European Environment Agency (EEA). Climate-ADAPT released the last newsletter.
Monday 23 March 2020
New paper on city-descriptive input data for urban climate models This paper, published in Urban Climate, vol.31, classifies the required urban input data for both mesoscale state-of-the-art Urban Canopy Models (UCMs) and microscale Obstacle Resolving Models (ORM) into several categories and reviews the ways in which they can be obtained.
Urban Climate Services (URCLIM), an ERA4CS funded project, Friday 20 March 2020
Webinar: 'Climate data and climate services for the finance sector: challenges, opportunities and experiences' In this webinar, speakers from the financial, advisory and research sectors, are going to share how parts of the financial services sector are managing climate risks, and ways that financial services firms can interact and engage with climate change research. This webinar is the first webinar in a series, organised by SINCERE and ClimateEurope.
ClimateEurope & SINCERE, Monday 16 March 2020
GREEN WIN project contributes to reduction of CO2 emissions Waterways Ireland, in partnership with Canal and River Trust in the UK and 4 other partners (in France, Belgium and Netherlands) , are working together as part of the project Green WIN, funded under the Thematic Priority Low Carbon of INTERREG NWE. The project’s main objective is to tackle the excess energy use and high carbon emissions waterways management organisations cause when pumping water around the region’s rivers and canals. As well as laboratory trials in University Liège and site trials at several locations in France, Ireland and the UK, the partners are working towards developing a ‘Greener Waterways Network’ as well as a Greener Pumping Toolkit to assist pump replacement planning.
JPI Climate Central Secretariat, Thursday 12 March 2020
INNOVA has released its 5th Emagazine INNOVA has released its 5th Emagazine: Taiwan megacity Kaohsiung: how to beat extreme climate events in a tropical metropole.
Wageningen Environmental Research, et al., Friday 21 February 2020