PyroLife-Wildfire Series: Wildfire and flood risk in the Mediterranean; Gaps, challenges and opportunities towards integrated risk management

By Pau Costa Foundation

28 April 2021
Wildfire awareness

Wildfire and flood risk in the Mediterranean; Gaps, challenges and opportunities towards integrated risk management

28th April 2021, 4 pm  Europe (CET) 

Increasing context of wildfire risk due to changes in land uses and climate is challenging wildfire risk management policies, heavily influenced by “protecting all” paradigm and existing gaps towards a societal agreement of " living with fires". Socio-environ and policy dimensions for the implementation of integrated risk management approaches will be discussed, sharing lessons learnt from a practical regional perspective at European level.

Eduard Plana; Head of the Forest Policy and Risk Governance department in Forest Science and Technology Centre of Catalonia

Forest engineer and Msc in Wildfires Management, his main R+D activities deals with inclusive wildfire risk management, environmental governance and communication and strategic forest land planning, looking into the evolving societal and forestry cross-links