• 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 change. It 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

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  • Case Study

    Storm water management in Växjö - the Linnaeus Canal and Växjö Lake lagoons, Sweden

    The City of Växjö is situated in the southern part of Sweden, surrounded by forests and lakes.

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    Planning for Adaptation to Climate Change - Guidelines for Municipalities

    These Guidelines are intended to assist local communities in formulating Local Adaptation Plans (LAPs) or implementing some steps of it, by providing useful theoretical elements together with practical examples taken from the experience gained by the Partners within the ACT (Adapting to Climate Change in Time) Project.

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  • Events

    New Covenant of Mayors launched by Mayors Adapt

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  • Mayors Adapt

    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 at the local level where the impacts of climate change will be felt the most.

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