Heat waves spreading: The Tagesspiegel reports on the FFU-project GoingVis
News from Oct 14, 2021
In the FU's Tagesspiegel-supplement (2.10.) Pepe Eggers reported on the FFU-project GoingVis. Under the title of "Voluntary climate fire department" the underlying problem dealt with by the project is highlighted: the urgent need for climate change adaptation, e.g. to increasing heat waves, on the one hand – and the limited adminstrative capacities of smaller cities to handle this task appropriately, on the other hand. The article emphasizes the conceived bridging role of civil society. Not only does civil society engage with climate change adaptation, it thereby also contributes to social cohesion, gains ownership, and enhances the city's worthiness living. The complete article can be read here.