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Outsmart climate change: work with nature!

Enhancing the Mediterranean’s climate resilience through Nature-based Solutions




While climate change is becoming more and more of a concrete reality, impacting people and places throughout the Mediterranean region, a broad range of Nature-based Solutions are available to enhance society’s resilience in this new, dynamic and highly challenging context.

MAIN FINDINGS:

1. The Mediterranean region has been identified as a climate change ‘hotspot’...
2. Conventional infrastructure alone will not be able to cope...
3. Biodiversity and healthy ecosystems provide a broad range of services...
4. NbS are generally robust, flexible, cost-efficient, inclusive and long-term oriented solutions...
5. To facilitate the deployment and implementation of NbS and fully reap their benefits, shifts in mindsets, public policies (including legal and regulatory frameworks), and sound investment...






Monday, July 1st 2019
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