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Aligning Climate-ADAPT with the 2021 EU Adaptation Policy Context

The new EU Adaptation Strategy, launched under the European Green Deal, acknowledges that the platform is already an established reference tool and knowledge resource. In the new EU Adaptation Strategy, Climate-ADAPT is given even more prominence, notably to become ‘the authoritative European platform for adaptation’

Climate-ADAPT Adaptation Support Tool Webinar

One element of Climate-ADAPT is the  Adaptation   Support   Tool  (AST) . The AST has been developed in the context of the EU  adaptation  strategy to  support  and assist users in developing climate change  adaptation  strategies and plans by providing guidance

Climate-ADAPT Urban Webinar

Climate-ADAPT includes much data and information relevant for urban adaptation, including publications, reports, research projects, case studies, and adaptation options that can be used to support local action by decision-makers. In addition, Climate-ADAPT has two specific urban decision support tools that are among the most visited elements of the platform: the Urban Adaptation Support Tool (UAST)   and the Urban Adaptation Map Viewer (UAMV)

Webinar on Climate-ADAPT case studies

The focus of the webinar was on a specific type of information included in the platform: the case studies. We aimed to: Disseminate the basic features of the Climate-ADAPT case studies: criteria for their identification, structure for their description, development process, and current state of the case study collection

German National Water Strategy

The National Water Strategy of the German Federal Environment Ministry was presented at the 3rd National Water Forum on 8 June 2021. It provides answers to the question of how we can guarantee a sufficient supply of high-quality water for humans and the environment by 2050

Global Excellence in Modelling of Climate and Energy

The global GEMCLIME project focuses on major aspects of energy economics and climate change, which is a prime example of an important global and complex scientific and policy problem. GEMCLIME covers the drivers of climate change, the examination of climate change and energy-related risks and vulnerabilities, the valuation of economic impacts of climate change mitigation and adaptation policies, and the investigation of major policy responses to global climate and energy challenges

Nature-based solutions to address global societal challenges

The report proposes a definitional framework for NbS, including a set of general principles for any NbS intervention. The report also defines the scope of NbS as an umbrella concept embracing a number of different ecosystem-based approaches

Climate Change and Water - UN-Water Policy Brief

The global climate crisis is inextricably linked to water. Climate change increases variability in the water cycle, inducing extreme weather events, reducing the predictability of water availability, affecting water quality and threatening sustainable development and biodiversity worldwide

Revised EU Drinking Water Directive (EU) 2020/2184

On 16 December 2020, the European Parliament formally adopted the revised Drinking Water Directive. The Directive will enter in force on 12 January 2021, and Member States will have two years to transpose it into national legislation.

Nurses Climate Challenge Europe: A campaign to engage health professionals on the impacts of climate change on health

(Case study developed for the European Climate and Health Observatory) Climate change is already having adverse impacts on human health which are projected to worsen with inevitable further temperature increases in the coming decades . The healthcare sector is at the frontline of climate change, bearing the costs of increased disease prevalence and more frequent extreme weather events

NetworkNature

NetworkNature is a resource for the nature-based solutions community, creating opportunities for local, regional and international cooperation to maximise the impact and spread of nature-based solutions. The project is funded by the European Commission under the Horizon 2020 programme

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