This project has recived funding from European Comission by means of Horizon 2020, the EU Framework Programme for Research and Innovation, under Grant Agreement no. 700174


Today, 54% of the world’s population lives in cities, a proportion that is expected to increase to 66% by 2050. These cities are constantly facing different impacts of climate change.

RESCCUE will organise a scientific conference that will bring together different actors from academia, administrations, businesses and local communities to discuss multiple aspects of urban resilience and climate change. Abstract submission will open next Monday 28th October. Registration will open soon.

In the face of the last months of the project, the second review meeting of the RESCCUE project took place last Thursday, October 3rd at the European Commission facilities in Brussels. During the encounter, the several work package leaders and representatives from the three case studies presented their progress of the last 18 months, as well as the next steps planned for the last stage of the project.

The RESCCUE project has produced a set of videos about resilience and climate change for the young public. In total there are four videos on different topics, all of them created by Lisbon City Council under the title “Urban Resilience as a continuous process that needs to be accelerated”.

RESCCUE supported and participated in this year’s edition of the European Urban Resilience Forum (EURF), which took place last June 25th in Bonn, Germany, back-to-back with the 10th annual ICLEI Resilient Cities Conference.

Summary of the presentation event “Building a more resilient Barcelona to climate change”
The RESCCUE project organized a conference called “Building a more resilient Barcelona to climate change”, held on the 14th of November 2016 in Can Serra, Cornellà de Llobregat (Barcelona, Spain). During different points of view on urban resilience were shared and the future challenges of Barcelona were identified.