from October 27, 2017 hours 09:00 to October 28, 2017 hours 12:00

Cagliari, a water city

This event is related to the sections: Conventions

Use and re-use for climate adaptation

The city of Cagliari is surrounded by water, the sea on one side and the ponds of Molentargius and Santa Gilla from the others. Our challenge is the virtuous use and reuse of water to tackle climate change. The administration has been working in this direction for years: putting in place policies to mitigate the hydrogeological risk, the phenomenon of floods and coastal erosion; To the protection and enhancement of the wetlands in the respect of biodiversity and for their promotion for tourist and productive purposes; Collaborating with public institutions and encouraging private individuals to re-use this precious resource. Climathon will be an opportunity to involve public authorities, citizens, associations, entrepreneurs and businesses to jointly develop the best mitigation and adaptation strategies for climate change. Come and join our event!

The program includes lectures in the morning - which recognize training credits for professional

associations - held by experts who will address the issues that will focus on the challenge:

1) Common good water: how to use it properly.

2) Mitigation of hydrogeological risk and soil permeability.

3) Protection and enhancement of wetlands in respect of biodiversity and promotion for tourism and

productive purposes.

4) The coastal erosion phenomena .

5) Functional green and urban naturalization.

Among the collateral events is the participation of the Sardegna Film Commission, with the projection of short films on environmental sustainability issues 'Heroes 20.20.20', a yoga lesson by Amadio Bianchi.

Master and an ecological walk organized by Legambiente Sardegna in the Park of Molentargius.

City map

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