Climate | Energy

Risks and Vulnerability

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Climate change poses risks, especially for vulnerable people, regions or systems. The vulnerability depends on physical and socio-economic factors. Settlements in flood areas, for example, are threatened by the floods. People in need of care or those who are cut off from information about the flood situation are deemed to be particularly vulnerable. read more

Climate | Energy

Adaptation at EU level

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The impacts of climate change are clearly felt in Europe. Efforts to adapt to climate change are thus becoming increasingly important. The EU Strategy on Adaptation to Climate Change, adopted in 2021, has defined ambitious targets to address the growing need for action. read more

The Umweltbundesamt

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