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Joining forces for climate change adaptation at Nordic conference

Climate change affects us all, and we have to do something to do about it. This message was clear after the Nordic Conference on Climate Change Adaptation, which was attended by more than 400 representatives from municipal, regional and national government, as well as the business and research …

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SMHI builds flood forecasting and alert system in West Africa

Every year, people are surprised by unexpected floods in West Africa. 2018, Nigeria is particularly affected by major flooding which has killed more than 100 people during September. The interest is therefore great for the operational flood forecasting and alert pilot system that SMHI is building …

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CRESCENDO on realizing the Paris Agreement

The CRESCENDO project has released its second policy information sheet entitled "Realizing the 2015 Paris Agreement: Key findings from the climate research community".  

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Cooperation is a must for adaptation to and mitigation of climate change

The consequences of this summer’s weather have included droughts, heatwaves and wildfires, straining the society’s capacity to cope with such perils. Most of the Nordic and Baltic countries have experienced the hottest summer on record, while the number of days with rain in parts of Iceland was …

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A bilateral project between Sweden and Brazil will improve knowledge about heat in cities

In a new bilateral project between Sweden and Brazil, researchers and experts will share knowledge about heat in cities. Contact has been made with the Brazilian city of Fortaleza, where they will map the urban climate in order to see how heat is distributed in the city and find the city’s cool …

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