Overall map of exposure to the effects of climate change

06-02-2024 / hannes.schwaiger

Report: Integrated urban governance – Guidelines for urban and territorial planning

by Gwendoline Grandin, Marc Barra, Signe Marie Iversen, Josip Beber, Anders Branth Pedersen

When land is converted into artificial surfaces, ecological functions of land can often be suppressed and thereby making ecosystems less resilient. Consequently, the EU has set a target of no net land-take in 2050. It is an ambitious target – in the period 2012–2018, net land take in cities and commuting zones in the EU was 450 km2/year (EEA 2023).

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