RISC-KIT (2013-2017) is an EU FP7 Collaborative project. RISC-KIT will develop methods, tools and management approaches to reduce risk and increase resilience to low-frequency, high-impact hydro-meteorological events in the coastal zone. These products will enhance forecasting, prediction and early warning capabilities, improve the assessment of long-term coastal risk and optimise the mix of prevention, mitigation and preparedness measures.
The Coastal Sediments 2015 conference released its 2nd call for abstracts. Deadline: 1st September 2014.
In June 25 2014, the Joint Research Centre of the European Commission released the results of new study regarding the effects of climate change in Europe, focusing to the results that inaction can have for society and economy.
WMO publishes the Atlas of the Mortality and Economic Losses from Weather, Climate and Water Extremes
In Geneva, in 11 of July 2014, World Meteorological Organization released a comprehensive report describing the distribution and impacts of weather, climate, and water-related disasters globally, incorporating data and information from 1970 to 2012 and highlighting measures to increase resilience.