• 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

    Infrastructure and economic incentives to reduce vulnerability to drought in Segura and Tagus basins

    The Segura River Basin in the south east of Spain suffers from a structural condition of water scarcity and drought occurrence.

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    Risk reduction of climate change related risks in water systems - Guidance to risk treatment step

    This report gives guidance for developing the step of risk treatment within the water cycle safety planning (WCSP) framework, including guidance on the selection of measures to mitigate risks associated with events for which risk level was estimated as non-acceptable; and, evaluation of selected measures using multiple criteria, not only from an economic perspective but also in terms of performance (e.

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  • Events

    EnviroInfo & ICT4S 2015 - Building the knowlege base for environmental action

    Among others, the presentation of adaptation relevant data will be discussed.

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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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