EC: Ten recommendations on how to better protect cultural heritage from the impact of climate change

Coinciding with the European Heritage Days 2022, which this year revolve around the topic of sustainability, the Commission publishes a report on strengthening cultural heritage resilience to protect it from the effects of climate change. The information gathered by a group of experts is alarming, as climate change is directly and indirectly threatening all forms of cultural heritage, among others through severe precipitation, long heatwaves, droughts, strong winds and sea-level rise – all of which are expected to increase in the future. In the report, the expert group put forward a set of ten recommendations aimed at helping to strengthen cultural heritage resilience to climate change.

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