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  • Over 100 short video interviews “On Urban Resilience”


    The RAMSES project has condensed scientific research into a compilation of over 100 short interview sequences from 33 climate change adaptation and resilience experts.

  • Paris Agreement to enter into force as EU agrees ratification


    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 join experts to develop River Basin Adaptation Plans


    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).

  • Land use under a changing climate


    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.

  • Regional Adaptation plan adopted in Belgium


    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 strategies


    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.

  • Climate change and major projects


    Outline of the climate change related requirements and guidance for major projects in the 2014-2020 programming period.

  • Policy workshop on implementing the EU Adaptation Strategy


    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.

  • Online Tool to Supporting Local-level Adaptation Decision-making in Ireland


    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.

  • More and more Europeans are experiencing lack of water, EU ministers call for a common solution


    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.