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  • Surveys on the European Climate Data Explorer

    10 May 2022

    The European Environment Agency (EEA) would like to obtain feedback on the use of The European Climate Data Explorer, a key tool of Climate-ADAPT. Two surveys are available until 20 May 2022 in order to help with future developments. We invite you to participate in the survey as follows:

  • IMPETUS project launches 7 regional surveys on climate change impacts and adaptation

    06 May 2022

    The EU-funded IMPETUS project launched a survey, available in national languages, in order to inventory shaping climate change adaptations for long-lasting benefits in seven regional communities in Europe. Based on the survey responses, the partners will offer local citizens, businesses, and civil society representatives further opportunities to take part in project climate adaptation activities.

  • Health as a lever for action on climate change

    05 May 2022

    On the occasion of the French presidency of the Council of the European Union, Santé publique France and The International Association of National Public Health Institutes (IANPHI) organised a discussion day on climate change and public health on 8 April 2022. The event aimed to raise better awareness of the interlinkages between climate, biodiversity and health in public policies, and to encourage concrete actions at the local, national and European level to adapt to climate change.

  • European State of the Climate 2021

    25 Apr 2022

    The European State of the Climate (ESOTC) is an annual report compiled by the Copernicus Climate Change Service (C3S), implemented by the European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts (ECMWF) on behalf of the European Commission. Through a short overview of the global context in 2021, the ESOTC presents a more comprehensive overview of climate conditions and key events in Europe, and focuses on the Arctic.

  • Recording of IPCC TG-Data Interactive Atlas Webinar with focus on Europe now available

    20 Apr 2022

    The IPCC Task Group on Data Support for Climate Change Assessments (TG-Data) together with the Data Distribution Centre (DDC) organised webinar series focused on using IPCC Working Group I Interactive Atlas. On 18 March 2022 a training session webinar for Europe was held.

  • The Operational Plan of the Pyrenean Climate Change Strategy was open for public consultation

    08 Apr 2022

    The Operational Plan of the Pyrenean Climate Change Strategy was available for public consultation between 25 February and 11 March 2022. This Operational Plan will enable the lines of action envisaged in the strategy to be deployed in the territory by means of 72 actions organized around 5 systems: Climate, Resilient Natural Areas, Adapted Mountain Economy, Population and Territory, and Governance.

  • Towards stronger and more accountable EU-wide disaster risk management

    06 Apr 2022

    Around the world, the 192 National Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies are key players in working to prevent, lessen the impacts of and respond to all kinds of crises and disasters. Greater accountability requires investment in many areas, including cooperation, coordination, local capacities and continuous community involvement. When it comes to disaster risk management, these aspects are also critical to creating a more resilient society in the EU, aided by the Union Civil Protection Mechanism.

  • 10 Key heat health messages from the IPCC AR6 report

    06 Apr 2022

    The Working Group II contribution to the IPCC’s Sixth Assessment Report – AR6 Climate Change 2022: Impacts, Adaptation and Vulnerability – released 28 February 2022, includes important messages about current and future impacts of extreme heat on human health.

  • New European scientific advisory board on climate change appointed

    24 Mar 2022

    The members of the new European Scientific Advisory Board on Climate Change have been appointed, and this independent body can now provide the EU with scientific knowledge, expertise and advice relating to climate change, climate change impacts and adaptation. The Advisory Board’s work will underpin the EU’s climate action and efforts to reach climate neutrality by 2050.

  • Impacts of climate change on water management - stocktaking, scope for action and strategic fields of action

    17 Mar 2022

    In December 2020, the Permanent Committee 'Climate Change' under the German Working Group on Water Issues of the Federal States and the Federal Government (LAWA) prepared a comprehensive report on the concerns, potential responses and strategic fields of action in water resources management, updating the previous work done in 2017. The application-oriented report describes how changes in climate elements affect surface water, groundwater and the ecology of water bodies and practical examples of solutions.