The RAMSES project has condensed scientific research into a compilation of over 100 short interview sequences from 33 climate change adaptation and resilience experts.
The European Parliament has approved the ratification of the Paris Agreement by the European Union. The EU ratification and deposit will cross the 55% emission threshold and therefore trigger the entry into force of the Paris Agreement.
Citizens from around the Mediterranean have participated in adaptation planning for the management of their local river basin in the light of global change. The plans have been made for Tordera (Spain), Pedieos (Cyprus), Rmel (Tunisia) and Vipava (Slovenia).
Research study shows that without significant improvements in technology, global crop yields are likely to fall in the areas currently used for production of the world’s three major cereal crops.
On April 2016, the Walloon government adopted the regional Plan "Air-Climate-Energy". The adaptation section describes the impacts expected in Wallonia and contains measures to reduce vulnerability and to adapt to climate change in different sectors. The plan will be presented during a conference on 26-27 October 2016 in Mons.
Urban Adaptation Support Tool with more links to mitigation and examples of local adaptation strategies2016-09-16
The Urban Adaptation Support Tool provided by the Covenant of Mayors for Climate and Energy (hosted on Climate-ADAPT) offers a quick-start guidance through the adaptation planning and implementation cycle. New developments are additional guidance how to take mitigation into account in adaptation planning and new links to examples of local adaptation strategies in various cities and towns across Europe.
Outline of the climate change related requirements and guidance for major projects in the 2014-2020 programming period.
The concluding workshop of the BASE project on implementing the EU Adaptation Strategy was designed to share experiences of climate adaptation in policy and practice from across Europe.
This prototype tool assists local authorities in Ireland in planning for ongoing and expected climate changes, and builds upon existing instruments such as the Climate ADAPT Adaptation Support Tool.
Climate change and resulting alternating periods of drought and floods were the main topics of the Ministerial Conference on Water and the informal EU Environment Council in Slovakia on 12 July 2016.