City climate-proofing could benefit your health

The climate adaptation project BEGIN is trialling a new liveability concept that increases public health while protecting citizens against flooding. BEGIN accelerates climate adaptation by reducing urban flood risk while promoting social innovation. BEGIN’s driving […]

North Sea Commission and KIMO launch transnational river cleanup

A new campaign will involve citizens in a river cleanup across the North Sea Region. At the opening of the North Sea Climate Conference, the president of the North Sea Commission Kerstin Brunnström and advisor […]

Climate Conference: It’s time for action!

Participants in the North Sea Climate Conference showed great resolve to speed and scale up solutions to global heating in the North Sea Region. Involving all stakeholders and daring to set ambitions are important factors. […]

Interreg supports Sweden to reach its climate goals

Ahead of the North Sea Climate Conference in Swedish Marstrand, we look at how Interreg projects help Sweden deal with climate change and meet the country’s ambitious targets. Adopted in June 2017, the Swedish Climate […]

5 sustainability challenges for housing associations

Older buildings in need of energy renovation are a major challenge in the North Sea Region. INDU-ZERO provides a streamlined solution to accelerate renovations and meet the European climate goals on time.     Buildings are […]

Peatland farming could protect vital carbon sink

The CANAPE project promotes peatland restoration and innovative wet farming to keep vast carbon stocks locked in the ground. As global temperatures keep rising, the race is on to develop climate-smart solutions. In fact, one […]

North Sea Region projects address climate change

Wind turbines against blue sky, with green grass in the foreground.

In conjunction with the COP23 climate summit last week, more than 15,000 scientists underlined the need for the world’s nations to come to terms with climate change as they issued a  warning to humanity.  There […]