The results of the Intermunicipal Plan for Adaptation to Climate Change in the south of the country (PIAAC-AMAL), an initiative promoted by the Intermunicipal Community of Algarve, will be presented next week.
The session will take place on Tuesday, June 4, at 2:15 pm, at the Great Auditorium of the University of Algarve, Faro.
This plan, coordinated by Filipe Duarte Santos, one of the leading national experts in this area, has brought together representatives of public and private entities, environmental organizations, as well as local and regional associations, which analyzed the main The Algarve faces, in the various sectors of the economy and society, with a view to defining measures for the future.
Among the various vulnerabilities studied are decreasing water availability, rising temperatures, rising sea levels, increased floods and rapid floods, fires and loss of biodiversity.
In elaborating this inter-municipal plan, AMAL "assumes a leading role in a matter that concerns everyone, climate change," the association of municipalities said in a statement.
"These are changes that are already being felt at various levels and the Algarve, which has tourism as one of the main economic engines, must be prepared to respond to any changes," says AMAL.
The results of the plan will be presented by the experts who prepared the document, in a ceremony attended by representatives of various regional and national bodies.
Prizes will also be awarded to students from the Algarve who have carried out work at the Climate Change Olympics, a project developed under the PIAAC-AMAL.