Tag: Health

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Protecting the vulnerable from extreme heat in Europe during the COVID-19 pandemic

New article sheds light on unfortunate overlaps in groups vulnerable to heat and COVID-19

May 27th, 2020

Today’s prevention is not enough for the heat waves of tomorrow, shows UDP research

Research and analysis from UNEP DTU and the WHO Regional Office for Europe shows importance of a fact based approach to heat wave prevention in cities and focuses on the adverse health effects of climate change and pollution.

December 13th, 2017


Moldova implements Technology Action Plans with UDP support to tackle extreme heat impacts

Following the extreme heat experienced this summer, the Government of Moldova, with assistance from UNEP DTU Partnership (UDP), implemented key elements of the country’s Technology Action Plan (TAP) for climate change adaptation. Daytime temperatures were sustained above 35 degrees in late July, which were far above the seasonal average. Given the increased likelihood of extreme weather events in the future, […]

November 2nd, 2016