• About Climate Change Adaptation in Europe

    About Climate Change Adaptation in Europe

    The European Climate Adaptation Platform (Climate-ADAPT) aims to support Europe in adapting to climate change. It is an initiative of the European Commission and helps users to access and share information on:

    • Expected climate change in Europe
    • Current and future vulnerability of regions and sectors
    • National and transnational adaptation strategies
    • Adaptation case studies and potential adaptation options
    • Tools that support adaptation planning

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  • Case Study

    Storm water management in Växjö - the Linnaeus Canal and Växjö Lake lagoons, Sweden

    The City of Växjö is situated in the southern part of Sweden, surrounded by forests and lakes.

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    Disaster Risk Management Knowledge Centre (DRMKC)

    The Disaster Risk Management Knowledge Centre (DRMKC) was launched on 30th September 2015 to help enhance EU and Member State resilience to disasters and their capacity to prevent, prepare and respond to emergencies through a strengthened interface between science and policy.

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  • Events

    Paris2015, UNFCCC COP21 - for a universal agreement

    The twenty-first session of the Conference of the Parties (COP) and the eleventh session of the Conference of the Parties serving as the meeting of the Parties to the Kyoto Protocol (CMP) will take place from 30 November to 11 December 2015, in Paris, France.

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  • Mayors Adapt

    Mayors Adapt: Promoting urban leadership in adaptation to climate change

    The Covenant of Mayors Initiative on Climate Change Adaptation has been set up by the European Commission to engage cities in taking action on climate change adaptation.

    The initiative, provides a platform for supporting adaptation, networking and public awareness at the local level where the impacts of climate change will be felt the most.

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