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Recommendations for conducting climate risk assessments at the municipal level

In view of the ever-increasing progress of climate change, assessing the risks is becoming increasingly important. Especially at the municipal level, the effects of climate change need to be identified and ensuing risks be assessed in order for effective precautionary action to be taken. The recommendations provided in the paper from the German Environment Agency (UBA) facilitate the preparation and implementation of climate risk assessments at the municipal level, by taking the international standard “Adaptation to climate change – Guidelines on vulnerability, impacts and risk assessment” (ISO 14091:2021-07) as a basis.

Read further on the website of the German Environment Agency.

Date: 15 Jul 2022