EU-MACS Coordinator: Prof. Adriaan Perrels, forename.surname@fmi.fi

EU-MACS: COP24

Dec 10, 2018 05:52
EU-MACS: COP24

Picture: The presenters: Jenny Lieu (U_Sussex; Transrisk), Eric Hoa (Climate-KIC. MARCO), Jaroslav Mysiak (CMCC, CLARA), Albert Soret (BCS, S2S4E), Jennie Gleed (CDP. ACT), Illias Pechlivanidis (SMHI, EUPC), Adriaan Perrels (FMI, EU-MACS), Jorge Soto (ICCA)

On Wednesday 5.12.2018 EU-MACS took part in a joint side-event at COP24 facilitated by the EU. Jaroslav Mysiak (CMCC; H2020_CLARA) had gone at great length to get the side-event sensibly organised. One session had as theme “Climate services as vehicles of innovation and resilience building”, in which H2020 projects, focused on climate services development and markets*, were presenting.

The side-event (Climate innovations for low-carbon and climate-resilient transitions) was well attended by approx. 40 people. A significant part of the discussion revolved around issues near to EU-MACS and MARCO, i.e. how climate service selection, fitness-for-purpose, and matching of user needs and provider’s product offer is functioning and what can be improved. The presentation can be downloaded from here.

* Involved projects: CLARA, CLARITY, COACCH, EUCP, EU-MACS, MARCO, MED-GOLD, PLACARD and S2S4E

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