A public discussion of the Adaptation Strategy for the Statutory City of Hradec Králové will take place on 29 September at the Tourist Information Center
Motivated by the deteriorating climatic conditions and the desire to provide the best living environment for the inhabitants, the Statutory City of Hradec Králové has started creating an adaptation strategy, the aim of which is to mitigate the impacts of climate change. The elaborator of the strategy for the city is the company Atregia and also local and external experts participate in its creation.
Apart from experts and decision-makers, the public will be involved, too.
The document will help the city to set goals in the field of adaptation to climate change and specific projects that will ensure a better climate
in the city, the reduction of the city's heat island, and higher tolerability of heatwaves.
The Adaptation strategy for the Statutory City of Hradec Králové will be ready by the end of this year. The analytical part is currently being prepared, and in the next phase, the experts will propose steps and measures that Hradec Králové should take to adapt to climate change, with a view to 2040.
"Readiness for the effects of climate change has recently become one of the priorities for cities and governments. We are very happy that Hradec Králové is thinking not only about the present but also the future of its citizens," says Martin Vokřál, CEO of Atregia.
The public can also be involved in creating the adaptation strategy through an online survey.
In addition, the city is also preparing a public hearing, which will take place with the participation of city representatives and experts from Atregia on September 29, 2021 at 5 PM in the Tourist Information Center Hradec Králové on Eliščina nábřeží.
This project is supported by a grant from the people of Norway.
The State Environmental Fund of the Czech Republic also participates and its completion will help the city to achieve further financial support for the preparation and implementation of practical changes.