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ESPACE (I and II) : European Spatial Planning – Adapting to Climate Events

Description:

The core objectives of ESPACE are:
* to develop a transnational approach to adaptation to climate change within spatial planning mechanisms which can be implemented by the partners
* to recommend a suitable approach at European, national, regional and local level
* Spatial Planning Policy Guidance on adaptation to climate change
* Adoption of the policy guidance by the ESPACE partnership
* Recommendations towards the integration of the policy guidance into spatial planning systems from local to European levels.

Project information

Lead
Hampshire County Council (UK) Chitra Nadarajah
Partners

A transnational group of 10 partners, spanning four North West European countries and bringing together representatives from all levels of civic society. They include, Hampshire County Council (Lead Partner), the Environment Agency, South East Climate Change Partnership, South East England Regional Assembly, Surrey County Council and West Sussex County Council from the UK, Regionaal Landschap Zenne, Zuun en Zoniën from Belgium, Waterschap Rivierenland and Ministerie van VROM from the Netherlands and the Bayerisches Landesamt für Umwelt from Germany.

Source of funding
Interreg III B North West Europe

Reference information

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Keywords

Guidance/Guidelines, Policy support, Spatial planning

Duration

2003/9/1-2008/5/31

Climate impacts

Flooding

Elements

Adaptation Measures and Actions, Adaptation Plans and Strategies

Sectors

Buildings, Coastal areas, Water management

Geographic characterization

Europe

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