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The European Environment Agency (EEA) has recently published its first European Climate Risk Assessment report, which identifies, analyses and assesses the main threats posed to Europe by climate change and sets out priorities for policy action.

Euromontana, together with Eureka 21 and ADTconsult, has carried out for the French National Agency for Territorial Cohesion (Agence Nationale de la Cohésion des Territoires) the study “Climate change in mountain areas: meeting the challenge of adapting water management and tourism.

Nearly 900,000 hectares of land burnt in 2022, according to the recent Joint Research Centre report on Forest Fires in Europe, Middle East and North Africa 2022, a significant increase compared to 2021.

Europe needs a change of paradigm to better deal with wildfires. Euromontana organised a policy debate at the European Parliament on 24 October as part of the FIRE-RES research project.

MountResilience kicked-off in Ponte di Legno (Italy) on the 19th – 20th and 21st September 2023. MountResilience (Accelerating transformative climate adaptation for higher resilience in European mountain regions) targets mountain territories and their communities to help them adapt to climate change.

2022 is a record year in Europe, according to the European State of the Climate report published today by the EU Copernicus Climate Change Service. The summer of 2022 has been the warmest on record in Europe, and the effects of drought and wildfires are already being felt this spring.

The recent IPCC report once more demonstrates the urgency of climate action to avoid severe impacts on mountain ecosystems and populations

FIRE-RES partners and its Advisory Board gathered in Wageningen from 28th to 30th November 2022 for a productive annual project meeting and the first General Assembly, hosted by Wageningen University and Research. One year after the project´s kick-off, partners had the opportunity to present and reflect on progress and achievements.