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adaptation to climate change

Climate | Energy

Adaptation Action Plan

Brochures on the Adaptation Action Plan

The German Strategy for Adaptation to Climate Change (DAS) provides the political framework for climate change adaptation in Germany. In order to support this strategy with concrete measures, the Adaptation Action Plan (APA) was adopted in 2011. read more

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Climate | Energy

Adaptation at the Federal Level

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Climate adaptation is a major political issue. With its adaptation strategy, the German federal government has established a framework for adaptation measures taken by different social actors. The strategy indicates which fields of action are of particular importance and which goals Germany pursues. The Adaptation Action Plan determines which measures the adaptation strategy shall entail. read more

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Climate | Energy

Further Development of the DAS

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The climate is changing and so do demands to society. To cope with these new conditions efficiently, the federal government has adopted the German Strategy for Adaptation to Climate Change (DAS) in 2008 and the Progress Report to the DAS in 2015 including the second Adaption Action Plan. Those form the basis for the long-term process of adaption to climate change in Germany. read more

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Climate | Energy

German Adaptation Strategy

Brochures on the German Adaptation Strategy

Climate change is already taking place today - even here in Germany. In order to avoid or at least minimise damage and exploit possible opportunities, effective adaptation measures are required. Germany has established a political framework for this by developing the German Strategy for Adaptation to Climate Change. read more

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Climate-ADAPT first-stop-shop for adaptation knowledge in Europe

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Climate-ADAPT, an online knowledge platform provided by the European Environment Agency (EEA) and the European Commission since 2012, has grown into the most important place for information when it comes to adaptation to climate change in Europe. A report of the EEA informs about the experiences and effectiveness of the platform and points to ways of further improving it. read more

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Climate | Energy

KomPass Projects

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One of the main tasks of KomPass is to supervise the implementation and further development of the German Adaptation Strategy and to identify ways towards a resilient society. With projects – some of which are presented here – KomPass is working on this goal: these address the definition of policy objectives, the implementation of measures or the evaluation of strategies. read more

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The Umweltbundesamt

For our environment