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Adapting to climate change: a myriad of technical solutions

By André van de Nadort / 1 November, 2018

As a municipality, it is our task to provide our inhabitants with a liveable environment. This includes climate adaptation – responding to changing climate conditions. In the Netherlands, as in other countries, we are dealing with increasingly severe rainfall. We want to reduce our vulnerability to this and take measures...

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Will the 2018 heatwave reignite the climate change debate?

By Jean Pascal van Ypersele / 28 October, 2018

While Europe was baking in this summer’s heatwave – a consequence of climate change that no-one talks about, but which should be on everyone’s mind – Belgian physicist and climatologist Jean-Pascal van Ypersele is not impressed by the efforts of politicians, not least the European ones.   Progressive Post: The...

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Climate action: cities first!

By Júlia López Ventura / 28 October, 2018

As a follow-up to  the previous Progressive Post edition, entitled “Progressive Cities vs Conservative States”, Editor-in-Chief Alain Bloëdt analyses with Júlia López Ventura C40’s Regional Director for Europe, a network of more than 90 of the world’s greatest cities, why cities are now substituting states in the fight against climate...