NorthWest 2050: Climate Adaptation as Innovation Challenge
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NorthWest 2050: Climate Adaptation as Innovation Challenge

Prospects for Climate-Adapted Innovation Processes in the Bremen-Oldenburg Model Region in Northwest Germany

This practice-oriented research project aims to increase the ability of the greater Bremen-Oldenburg metropolitan area to deal with climate change in selected fields and to implement measures into regional planning and development processes. The northwest German region is among the selected model regions in Germany that are supported by the KLIMZUG (“Regions adapt to climate change”) initiative.

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