Mitigation of climate change

mitigation of climate change aims at reducing its effects

Innovation: Role Of Biodiversity In climate change mitigatioN

Last update: 26.08.2013
Pre-Demo
ROBIN delivers: • Improved understanding of the role of biodiversity in climate change mitigation; participatory-driven strategies & tools for climate change mitigation; assessments of the risks & uncertainties associated with climate change mitigation options. • Strategies and tools for climate change mitigation. • Assessments of the risks and uncertainties associated [...]

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Innovation: CIVITAS ELAN - Cleaner and better transport in cities - Mobility solutions

Last update: 13.08.2013
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Exploring innovative solutions to the challenges posed by creating a more sustainable urban mobility culture is at the heart of the CIVITAS Initiative. There is no one single recipe for success. In some instances the challenges are technical or logistical, in others extensive citizen engagement is required to really achieve [...]

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Innovation: Climate Change Induced Drought Effects On Forest Growth And Vulnerability

Last update: 07.08.2013
Pre-Demo
The most important expected results are: 1. A map of changes in future forest growth and carbon mitigation potential; 2. A map of changes in the susceptibility of forests to drought and selected biotic disturbance (pests/pathogens); 3. A map of LAI and biomass distribution in Finland; and 4. An Internet-based [...]

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Innovation: Mitigation Of Arctic Warming By Controlling European Black Carbon Emissions

Last update: 14.07.2013
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Expected results: 1. An assessment of the impact of current EU legislation on climate and air pollution (CLEC and CLECC Current Legislation scenarios) on future radiative forcing by BC in the Arctic; 2. Development of a scenario using additional measures to lower BC emissions in the Northern hemisphere (Bcadd); 3. [...]

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Innovation: Mitigation of and Adaptation to the Climate Change in the Helsinki Metropolitan Area

Last update: 11.07.2013
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The ‘Julia 2030’ project developed and demonstrated opportunities to reduce CO2 emissions. It carried out extensive campaigns to promote awareness of CO2 emissions and ways to reduce them by making informed choices.The project initially promoted environmental responsibility in a wide range of workplaces through the creation of ‘eco-supporters’. Eco-support activities [...]

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Innovation: Integrated MOdel of Sustainable Mobility in Industrial Districts

Last update: 10.07.2013
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Main project outcomes are: • 3 plenary forums , 2 thematic forums, 1 focus group, within the Industrial District • 26 companies involved • 747 interviewed employees, out of 1.765 total employees • more than 20 meeting with single companies • 5 meetings with local unions Focusing the car pooling [...]

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Innovation: Minimization of environmental impact of urban traffic through dynamic control measures

Last update: 06.07.2013
Pre-Demo
The INTEGREEN system is actually in development phase. Roadside units are going to be installed by 2013, and first components tests are alreay being carried out. Empirical measurement campaign are on going in order to better understand the optimization margin (in environmental terms) of different dynamic control measures (e.g. dynamic [...]

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