Global climate change hotspots in terms of multi-risk assessment of hydro-climatic hazards KU Leuven
The natural hazards can have devastating consequences on the society in terms of human health and mortality and also on the ecosystem and the economy. In the last decade, five billion people have been affected by natural disasters resulting in approximately $1 trillion of economic losses around the world. The hydro-climatic natural hazards are becoming more dangerous as a result of climate change and as population and infrastructure continue ...
Impact of Global climate change and desertification on the environment and society in Southern Central Vietnam-Case Study in Binh Thuan Province. Vrije Universiteit Brussel
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How can the protection of children's rights be enhanced by tax nudging, in the light of global climate change? Hasselt University
Revisiting the agrarian question: family-farming and political arenas around land and natural resources in the context of climate change and changing global food chains. Evidence from Nicaragua. University of Antwerp
Who sponsors climate change? An investigation into the representation and reception of climate change in news media. University of Antwerp
Critical evaluation of marine calcareous skeletons as recorders of global climate changes. (CALMARS II - second phase) University of Antwerp
Climate & Biodiversity Initiative: Climate change Adaptation & Mitigation with BIOdiverse forest plantations (CAMBIO) Ghent University
This project studies how afforestation may form a major nature-based solution for climate change mitigation and adaptation. Building on a global network of forest biodiversity experiments (TreeDivNet), it will determine which tree species associations sequester more carbon, while coping with climate variability such as droughts.
Impact of climate change and globalisation on safety of fresh produce - governing a supply chain of uncompromised food sovereignty Ghent University
Veg-i-Trade addresses challenges and problems related to food safety within the global supply chain of fresh produce. Veg-i-Trade (multidisciplinary project, 23 partners, UGent is coordinator) assesses the risks, risk factors and the impact of control measures of chemical and microbiological food safety hazards. A broad range of tools is being applied such as risk assessment models, sampling and analysis plans, field studies (pre- and ...