• 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 changeIt 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
    • Climate-ADAPT quick guidance

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  • Case Study

    Relocation as adaptation to flooding in the Eferdinger Becken, Austria

    The area of the Eferdinger Becken, Upper Austria, is a small area that lies on the Danube. It has no protection against floods with a 100-year return time: the flood-prone area includes about 154 houses that flood regularly. Due to the importance of the retention space for the discharge and the dif...

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    The economic analysis of climate adaptation: Insights for policy-makers.

    This guide aims to: Inform the application of economic assessment tools to adaptation. In particular, it provides information on methodologies, data and evidence for practitioners with a more technical background. Target interested policy makers and eonomists, some of whom may use or devel...

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  • Events

    2nd World Symposium on Climate Change Adaptation (WSCCA-2017)

    Consistent with the need for more cross-sectoral interactions among the various stakeholders, the aims of the conference are to present research findings, exchange information, discuss implementation in practice and disseminate experiences in the field of climate change adaptation with a specific focus on integrative approaches.

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  • About Climate Change Adaptation in Europe

    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...

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  • ECCA 2017

    ECCA, Glasgow, 5-9th June

    Come and meet experts of the European Environment Agency and the European Topic Centre on climate change adaptation at ECCA – we have a stand and are co-hosting the following sessions:
    Session - 1.6 Information needs for planning adaptation at national and local level
    Session - 2.8 Increasing Resilience: Integrating climate change adaptation (CCA) and disaster risk reduction (DRR) in planning.
    Session - 5.4 Capturing and sharing knowledge on adaptation across Europe: how to support decision makers in the EU.’
    EEA will also provide presentations in other sessions and a keynote speech on the final day of the conference.

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  • Climate-ADAPT quick guidance

    Do you need help to find the information you want on the knowledge platform - Climate-ADAPT? Help is at hand! Use this new guide to learn how.
    The guide is focused around 6 different user groups and sets out navigation 'tips' that link to areas of the site that are particularly relevant for that user. The user groups covered are
    • New users
    • National or Regional users
    • Transnational users
    • Resilience for Sectors
    • Researchers
    • City users

    A quick guide to find the information you want, for different user groups, is available here.


EU Sector Policies

EU Funding and Adaptation

Life Climate Action ESI funds H2020

Life Climate Action

ESI funds


EU Climate Policy

EC Climate Action EEA Climate Change topic
EC Climate Action EEA Climate Change topic