RESIN - Climate Resilient Cities and Infrastructures

RESIN is an interdisciplinary, practice-based research project investigating climate resilience in European cities. Through co-creation and knowledge brokerage between cities and researchers, the project is working on developing practical and applicable tools to support cities in designing and implementing climate adaptation strategies for their local contexts. The project aims to compare and evaluate the methods that can be used to plan for climate adaptation in order to move towards formal standardisation of adaptation strategies.

Beyond RESIN

The project will contribute to informing the mid-term revision the EU Adaptation Strategy and other relevant EU-level policy processes. Furthermore, the project results will create resources for urban adaptation, which will lay a new foundation for standardisation in this field. 

ABOUT RESIN

The RESIN project is working on developing practical and applicable means to support cities in designing and implementing local climate adaptation strategies. 

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CITIES AND RESILIENCE

Cities are Europe’s economic, social and innovative core. As they grow, their role in Europe’s social and environmental systems becomes ever more crucial.

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TOOLS AND PAPERS

We are developing climate impact and vulnerability analysis tools and a decision support system to provide solid evidence for decision-making on adaptation action.  

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EVENTS AND TRAINING

City decision-makers and municipal staff are trained in resilience building and protection of vital infrastructure in local workshops and online webinars.

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LATEST NEWS

11 May 2018
Climate change adaptation practice is stopping short: it’s time to work on real-life consequences
Climate Risk Typology

A new paper published by RESIN researchers in Sustainability calls on climate change practitioners to tackle the pr ...



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UPCOMING EVENTS

23 May 2018
Brussels, Belgium
Building resilience to climate change: developing regional-urban approaches

Adapting to climate change is a major challenge that cuts across sectors and levels of government: from transnational to regional and local. Cities and regions must work tog ...


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