On the 8th, 9th and 10th of May, the "European Workshop LIFE16 - Good Local Adapt" was held in Bilbao and Balmaseda. The event, of European focus, was attended by representatives of several European LIFE projects focused on adaptation to climate change at the local level, which will share experiences on tools, methodologies and pilot projects to support the reduction of climate risk in municipalities. Additionally, a variety of tools developed by Ihobe was presented.
Also, the progress of the Good Local Adapt (GLA) project was presented, through different presentations made by the different partners of the project, downloadable below:
On the 9th morning, a visit was made to the land where the prototype demonstration building for adaptation to climate change in Balmaseda will be developed. In this prototype, innovative water management, insulation and green infrastructure solutions will be carried out, customized and approved by the citizens through the participation process that was carried out in the GLA project. And in the afternoon there was a group dynamic that gave rise to interesting discussions and conclusions.
The event presented other LIFE projects focused on climate change adaptation in municipalities, both their results and applications. Also the status of the Good Local Adapt (GLA) project will be exposed, its support tools to facilitate adaptation and some practical cases of adaptation at the local level, including proposals for water management solutions, isolation and green infrastructure, customized for the municipalities participating in the GLA project.
Good Local Adapt
“Good Local Adapt” is the name of an initiative driven by a committee of three companies, a technological center and three town councils, in each of the basque provinces.
The project will develop, in the time gap between september 2017 and september 2020, specific solution for city planning, building restoration and the new regulation to adapt to the climate change in small and medium sized municipalities.
This project is developed thanks to the financial assistant of LIFE+, the financing instrument for environmental purposes of the European Commission, and it was allocated inside the sphere of adaptation to the climate change of the Call LIFE 2016.
The next 8, 9 and 10 May 2019 the European Event was held in Bilbao and Balmaseda inside the LIFE.Good Local Adapt project.
You can find the agenda for the workshops here.
The events are free, but previous registration is required for the next events. Register by sending an email to: email@example.com
If you wish to access the knowledge generated throughout the project at any time, you can join the Good Local Adapt Network by clicking here.