Exploring Nature-based Solutions — The Role of Green Infrastructure in Mitigating the Impacts of Weather- and Climate Change-related Natural Hazards

European Environment Agency
http://bit.ly/1JpKOPK

This report focuses on certain types of extreme events and natural hazards at European scale that will be very likely amplified by ongoing climate change, i.e. landslides, avalanches, floods and storm surges. In addition, the report also touches upon the green infrastructure and ecosystem services contributing to global climate regulation. The analysis is carried out using spatially explicit data centred on the physical capacity of ecosystems to deliver services that can mitigate natural hazard risks.

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