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Cities slow to respond to challenges posed by climate change

Friday 21 June 2019 | Nicolas Kayser-Bril
| VoxEurop

An update on the temperature data from 558 cities and their surroundings in Europe shows that 2018 was the warmest year since 1900 in 203 cities. Local response to the climate breakdown varies widely, according to a survey of a 61 local authorities in six countries by the European Data Journalism Network.


Floods in Slovenia: millions of euros worth of damage, for which we are mostly guilty

Saturday 16 February 2019 | Lenart J. Kučić
| Pod črto

Hydrogeological disasters in Slovenia account for over 150 million euros of damage a year. And they are often worsened by human interventions. Especially because the country has tolerated construction in flood-prone areas for several decades.


Croatian cities don’t care for climate change

Wednesday 09 January 2019 | Ana Kuzmanić
Ivana Perić
| H-Alter

In July 2018 European Data Journalism Network (EDJNet), a consortium of media from all over Europe, among which H-Alter, started a survey among 505 European cities about local responses to temperature changes. The results of the survey are used to explore how cities respond to temperature increases, and they also give an insight to general attitude towards climate change.


EDJNet’s collaborative investigation into global warming in Europe

Thursday 20 December 2018 | Valentina Vivona
| OBC Transeuropa

Europe keeps getting warmer, according to the first first collaborative investigation by EDJNet. The investigation involves the analysis of more than a century of meteorological data for 558 European cities.


Heatwaves: global warming threatens more than 100,000 Slovenes

Tuesday 11 December 2018 | Lenart J. Kučić
| Pod črto

Longer uninterrupted heat periods in Slovenia will be increasingly frequent and intense. The country does not have an integrated strategy to combat climate change yet.


EDJNet's collaborative investigation on climate change in Europe - an infographic

Wednesday 28 November 2018 | Roberta Bertoldi
| OBC Transeuropa

The European Data Journalism Network has recently published a collaborative investigation on the dramatic increase of average temperatures in Europe in the last century. The outcome was jointly published in 16 countries and 12 languages, and were republished by more than 100 European media outlets.


Slovenia, towards the future of droughts and floods

Wednesday 07 November 2018 | Lenart J. Kučić
| Pod črto

In the coming years, Slovenian citizens will experience a whole range of negative effects of climate change, including heat waves, winters without snow, droughts, floods and other extreme weather events


Croatian cities are getting warmer

Tuesday 30 October 2018 | Ana Kuzmanić
| H-Alter

EDJNet's investigation shows that every major city in Europe is warmer in the 21st century than it was in the 20th. Seven Croatian cities are included in the analysis: Zagreb, Split, Rijeka, Osijek, Slavonski Brod, Pula, and Zadar.


European cities are becoming hotter. Portugal is at the bottom of the list

Monday 22 October 2018 | Rita Marques Costa
| Público

In Évora the temperature rose by almost one degree. Cities in Nordic countries, Eastern Europe and Southern Spain warmed the most.


The average temperature in 11 Bulgarian cities has increased by more than 1°C since 2000

Monday 22 October 2018 | Rosen Bossev
| Capital

Since the beginning of the 21st century, the average temperature in eleven Bulgarian cities has increased by more than one degree compared to the average temperature throughout the 20th century.