adaptation to climate change

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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News on Climate | Energy and Sustainability | Strategies | International matters

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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Climate | Energy

Adaptation at EU level

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The consequences of climate change can already be felt in Europe. For that reason, efforts to adapt to climate change are becoming increasingly important. In 2013, the European Commission presented an adaptation strategy to meet the growing need for action. Climate change adaptation is an important means to complement climate protection measures. read more

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The Umweltbundesamt

For our environment