An official ceremony marked the launch of an innovative project aimed at building a zone to combat the “heat island” effect. This zone is located within the area of the pedestrian underpass on Tzar Osvoboditel Blvd., near the Arena Ruse sports hall in Ruse city.
Implementation of the “Rainwater drainage of impounded critical sections of the road infrastructure, resulting from intense rainfalls, through an ecologically complex solution”, implemented by the Municipality of Plovdiv” has started.
The pilot project for climate change adaptation envisages the transformation of the pedestrian zone along Nikola Furnadzhiev St., also known as the “Street with the rose lane”, into a green corridor between the two parks.
The establishment of the new park, located on the place of the ruins in the area between “Oborishte” and “General Gurko” streets, has been completed.
On 09.10.2023, the Mayor of Sofia Municipality and the Deputy Mayor for Green System, Ecology and Land Use opened the renovated and repaired “Amphitheater” facility in Vazrazhdane Park.
It represents a shared “cooled” space and event venue in the „Vazrazhdane“ Park in the Amphitheater park facility. This measure to reduce the urban heat island effect as a consequence of climate change was identified by the team of the Sofia City Municipality within the Project “Implementation of innovative measures for mitigation and adaptation to […]
National Trust Ecofund presented the concept and implementation of a Project financed under the “Environmental Protection and Climate Change” Program of the European Economic Area (EEA)
In the week before the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP27), the National Trust EcoFund conducted training for experts from the municipal administrations across the country.
A team of the Norwegian partners under the NTEF project “Implementation of innovative climate change mitigation and adaptation measures in the municipalities in Bulgaria” funded by the EEA FM Environment Protection and Climate Change Program visited Bulgaria.
On 1 November 2022 the Minister of Environment and Water opened the National Conference entitled “Implementation of innovative measures for climate change mitigation and adaptation in the municipalities in Bulgaria”.