• 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 changeIt 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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  • Climate-ADAPT quick guidance

    Do you need help to find the information you want on the knowledge platform - Climate-ADAPT? Help is at hand! Use this new guide to learn how.
    The guide is focused around 6 different user groups and sets out navigation 'tips' that link to areas of the site that are particularly relevant for that user. The user groups covered are
    • New users, National or Regional users
    • Transnational users
    • Resilience for Sectors
    • Researchers
    • City users

    arrow A quick guide to find the information you want, for different user groups
  • Ace Item

    Global probabilistic projections of extreme sea levels show intensification of coastal flood hazard

    Global warming is expected to drive increasing extreme sea levels (ESL) and flood risk along the world’s coastlines. Probabilistic projections of ESL are presented for this century taking into consideration changes in mean sea level, tides, wind-waves, and storm surges. A moderate-emission-mitigati...

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  • Events

    EC welcomes European Parliament adoption of key files of the 'Clean Energy for all Europeans' package

    New rules on renewables, energy efficiency and the governance of the Energy Union, have been signed off by the European Parliament, with relevance for climate change adaptation in terms of reporting obligations for countries, the Commission and other EU Institutions, as well as for each Member State to consider adaptation in their national energy and climate plans for the period 2021 to 2030.

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  • About Climate Change Adaptation in Europe

    Covenant of Mayors: Promoting local leadership in climate change adaptation and mitigation

    The Covenant of Mayors Initiative has been set up by the European Commission to engage cities in taking action on climate change adaptation and mitigation. It provides a platform to support adaptation measures, networking and public awareness at the local level where the impacts of climate change will be felt most.

     

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  • Case Study

    Flood protection in the Upper Vistula river basin: grey and green measures implemented in the Sandomierz area

    The Vistula River is a 1,046 km long river which springs in southern Poland and ends in the Baltic Sea. The Upper Vistula extends over the three Polish provinces of Małopolskie, Podkarpackie and Swietokrzyskie. The Upper Vistula region covers an area of 43,000 km 2 , including the cities of Krakow,...

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  • About Climate Change Adaptation in Europe

    Sharing adaptation information across Europe

    The EEA report ‘Sharing adaptation information across Europe’ is the first evaluation of the Climate-ADAPT platform, carried out by the EEA with support of the ETC/CCA.

    It provides an evaluation of the fulfilment of the Climate-ADAPT objectives following a multi-method approach that combines internal assessment and external feedback tools, including a user/provider survey, analysis of web statistics and collection of 'use cases', i.e., examples of the use of Climate-ADAPT.

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EU Sector Policies

EU Funding and Adaptation

Life Climate Action ESI funds H2020

Life Climate Action

ESI funds

H2020

EU Climate Policy

EC Climate Action EEA Climate Change topic
EC Climate Action EEA Climate Change topic

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