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Financing climate action: opportunities and challenges for local and regional authorities (2017)

Description

Local and regional authorities face various obstacles in accessing and using public and private climate finance. In this context, the report aims to answer the following research questions:

  1. What are the main international and national funding opportunities for climate change mitigation and adaptation measures available to EU local and regional authorities?
  2. What are the main obstacles faced by local and regional authorities in accessing and using such funding opportunities?
  3. How can the identified obstacles be overcome?

Reference information

Websites:
Source:
Committee of the Regions

Keywords

barriers, financing adaptation, funding opportunities, local adaptation, obstacles, regional planning

Climate impacts

Droughts, Extreme Temperatures, Flooding, Ice and Snow, Sea Level Rise, Storms, Water Scarcity

Elements

Adaptation Plans and Strategies

Sectors

Financial, Urban

Geographic characterisation

Europe

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