Municipalities have been called to play a leading role in mitigation and adaptation processes to climate change. This is especially true for the Alpine space area, where the effects of climate change often occur with devastating consequences. In order to better address these challenges, many municipalities have developed strategic documents.
The PEACE_Alps project: a concrete support for municipalities
PEACE_Alps workshops in Brussels - European Week of Regions 2017
The project had the chance to be presented during two standing events at the European Week of Region and Cities, highlighting the central rule of regions in facing some important challenges in the coming future as climate change, the need to enhance the use of renewable energies and to invest more in innovation.
Adapting to climate change in Isère, France - A better understanding of the territory vulnerability
With the support of the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes Region and the Interreg project PEACE_Alps, the Regional Agency for Energy and the Environment, ARAEE on a regional scale and the AGEDEN Association on a departmental scale (outside Grenoble) have proposed a collective support to communities wishing to better know the vulnerability of their territory to the effects of climate change and to develop an adaptation strategy.
Open Call: Are you interested in becoming a PEACE_Alps replication partner?
PEACE_Alps aims to set up innovative centralized solutions for several local authorities at a time, providing economy of scale and higher quality than the isolated approach. Currently, the project is looking for organizaitons in Alpine Space who would be interested to replicate the method in their own region.
Networking on climate change adaptation - Alpine Space project „PEACE_Alps“ offers coaching on implementation of successful centralized actions