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  • ETC CA paper ‘Just resilience for Europe: Towards measuring just resilience in climate change adaptation

    31 May 2023

    This technical paper of the European Topic Centre on Climate Change Adaptation and LULUCF (ETC/CA), supporting the work of the EEA on just resilience, explores options for a systematic and transparent framework to capture the progress on just resilience policies in the EU. It also offers a structured overview of justice-related impacts, risks, and interventions based on current science and policies.

  • European State of the Climate report published

    25 May 2023

    The 2022 release of the European State of the Climate (ESOTC) 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, was published. It provides a detailed analysis of the past calendar year, with descriptions of climate conditions and events, and explores the associated variations in key climate variables from across all parts of the Earth system. The ESOTC also gives updates on the long-term trends of key climate indicators.

  • Overview on good practice of for rainwater harvesting and reuse of grey water in the water management sector

    24 May 2023

    Based on the ‘Adaptation to Climate Change of Water Resources project’ project, the General Directorate of Water Management of Turkey’s Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry has published a brochure with an overview on good practice of for rainwater harvesting and reuse of grey water in the water management sector.

  • Extreme heat, widespread drought typify European climate in 2022

    12 May 2023

    Last year, Europe experienced its hottest summer and second warmest year on record, according to the 2022 edition of the Copernicus Climate Change Service’s (C3S) European State of the Climate (ESOTC) report. Globally, the last eight years have been the warmest on record, while in recent decades Europe has warmed faster overall than other continents.

  • Empowering regions and regional change makers: REGILIENCE's Open Training Sessions for co-designing climate resilience pathways

    11 May 2023

    The EU funded project REGILIENCE is providing a series of training sessions clustered in two cycles for European regions and communities within so-called Open Training Sessions (OTS). The OST objective is to inform interested European regions and regional actors about available support and technical solutions for adaptation.

  • European Climate Data Explorer upgraded and with new improved functionalities

    11 May 2023

    The European Climate Data Explorer, offering access to climate indices provided by the Copernicus Climate Change Service, is now presenting reanalysis indices for historical and present time, harmonised calculation of indicators, new water-related indicators, and offers more interactive and user-friendly visualisation options.

  • EU Mission on Adaptation to Climate Change Portal launched

    28 Apr 2023

    The new launched EU Mission on Adaptation to Climate Change Portal provides access to knowledge, data and resources to support climate resilience planning, as well as information on projects and news specific to the Mission on Adaptation on Climate Change. Through the Portal, regional and local authorities can access support in planning and preparing for climate resilience. As part of Climate-ADAPT, this portal is developed by the European Commission, the European Environment Agency (EEA) and the Mission on Implementation platform (MIP4Adapt) consortium.

  • Funding opportunities for climate adaptation under Horizon Europe

    20 Apr 2023

    The Mission on Adaptation to Climate Change has 4 open calls to support ideas on adaptation to climate change under the Horizon Europe Work Programme 2023-2024.

  • LIFE 2023 Calls for proposals: bring green ideas to life

    20 Apr 2023

    The European Commission has launched the LIFE Programme’s 2023 Calls for project proposals. This year, there is 611 million Euro available for nature conservation, environmental protection, climate action, and clean energy transition projects, of which 66.35 million Euro is available for climate change mitigation and adaptation.

  • Discover the funding tool on regional climate adaptation

    20 Apr 2023

    The project REGILIENCE (Regional Pathways to Climate Resilience) developed a funding tool to raise awareness of available funding opportunities on European and national level dedicated to support regional climate resilience. This tool can filter on your location, sector (including agriculture, energy, transport, water), project size and eligibility criteria.