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Systematically perform climate risk assessments in municipalities

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Municipalities are affected differently by climate change due to various factors. The German Environment Agency (UBA) therefore recommends the implementation of municipal climate risk assessments along three essential steps: preparation, implementation and communication of the results. To support this, a handout provides information on the methodological procedure in addition to ISO 14091. read more

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Risks and potential for adaptation

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What are the risks associated with the effects of climate change in Germany? What are the options for adaptation? What areas require immediate action? The Climate Impact and Risk Assessment 2021 (KWRA) – the most comprehensive risk and impact analysis for Germany to date – provides answers to these questions. read more

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