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Highlight Climate change and flood risk in European cities
Increased flooding is likely to be one of the most serious effects from climate change in Europe over coming decades. Some of the conditions which may contribute to urban flooding are highlighted in an Eye on Earth map from the European Environment Agency (EEA).
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Highlight Fewer summer ozone peaks in 2012, but levels still harmful
Ozone pollution still exceeded target levels in Europe during summer 2012, but the number of exceedances of the alert threshold was lower than in any year since monitoring started in 1997. However, almost all EU Member States failed to keep levels of the pollutant within targets set to protect human health.
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Figure Social capital — trust in other people (synthetic index 0–100), 2009
The map shows the perception of the cities’ population on their trust in other people living in the city; it is therefore a proxy for social capital.
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Figure European urban population trends
The graph shows the proportion of urban population of the overall population in Europe and the absolute numbers of urban population over time
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Highlight Europe's air story told in pictures
Air is a tricky subject to photograph, but this challenge has proved to be a source of inspiration for the winners of photo storycompetition ‘ImaginAIR’, organised by the European Environment Agency (EEA).
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Highlight How vulnerable could your city be to climate impacts?
Climate change will affect Europe's cities in different ways. To give an overall impression of the challenge for European cities to adapt to climate change, the European Environment Agency (EEA) has published a series of detailed interactive maps, allowing users to explore data from more than 500 cities across Europe.
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Highlight Troff document Copenhagen beats Bristol and Frankfurt to win European Green Capital 2014
The city of Copenhagen in Denmark has won the European Green Capital Award for 2014, fending off strong competition from two other finalists, Bristol in England and Frankfurt in Germany. Fourteen cities entered the competition, of which three finalist cities presented their vision, action plans and communication strategies to the jury earlier this month.
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Figure Human resources — age dependency index, 2004
The map shows an index on demographic dependency for European cites
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Figure Economic determinant — GDP per capita figures for European cities, 2004 (EUR)
The map shows the GDP per capita for European cites
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Figure Equity — percentage of women among elected city representatives, 2004
The map shows the proportion of women who are elected as city representatives
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European Environment Agency (EEA)
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