Climate

Cities slow to respond to challenges posed by climate change  in depth

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.


How much will Arctic meltdown cost us? The answer is up in space   in depth

Saturday 11 May 2019 | Stefano Valentino
| VoxEurop
MobileReporter

Data collected by European Space Agency satellites is used not only to study the impact of global warming on polar regions, but also to predict the consequences that melting ice and rising sea levels will have on our economies over the next hundred years.


Water stress in Europe (EEA)

Saturday 11 May 2019 | Alternatives Economiques

The European Environment Agency created an interactive map to explore the evolution of water stress over time. Data are available since 1990.


Extreme weather conditions (Carbon Brief)

Friday 10 May 2019 | Alternatives Economiques

An interactive map shows 42 extreme weather events occurred in Europe, such as heat waves, floods or droughts.


Energy and climate change: receding perspectives 

Tuesday 30 April 2019 | Antoine de Ravignan
| Alternatives Economiques

Will the European Union muster the ambition necessary to tackle climate change, and can it provide itself with the means to do so?


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

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.


Croatian cities don’t care for climate change  Large investigation

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.


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

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.


Green finance (IDFC)

Sunday 27 January 2019 | Alternatives Economiques

The annual "Green Finance Mapping" report examines the financing granted by every large development bank in order to reduce greenhouse gas emissions or to adapt to 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.