E3 Talks

Recent EU Developments on Climate Change Adaptation

Overview and specific Issues

Sala 2.2.21, Ciências ULisboa (com transmissão via Zoom)
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Por Markus Leitner (Environment Agency Austria).

The presentation delivers will provide an overview about the policy landscape of Adaptation in Europe and will touch upon the recent developments in the EU landscape of climate change adaptation. This will cover the 2021 EU Adaptation Strategy, its development and elements of its implementation and way forward. Elements of the Climate Law and reporting requirements by EU Member States will be showcases as well as learnings from previous reporting on progress made will be shared with the audience. This will be followed by the main Knowledge platforms on the EU level like Climate-ADAPT, the EU one stop shop for climate change adaptation, as well as the new European Climate and Health Observatory and its features. The five EU Missions, specifically the Mission on Adaptation, its key elements, objectives and current and future developments will be showcased as well as the upcoming calls on Horizon Europe that support the Mission on Adaptation and its delivery. Finally an overview about the EU Taxonomy and more specifically the latest developments on the adaptation within the EU taxonomy will be showcased and the requirements of the climate-risk and vulnerability assessment that needs to be performed for economic activities, which is in line with already required climate-proofing activities, which are compulsory within Environmental Impact Assessments for infrastructure projects, based on the respective EU directive.

Transmissão via Zoom (pw: 349542).

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