Adapting to climate change in European cities: Towards smarter, swifter & more systemic action

Adapting to climate change in European cities: Towards smarter, swifter & more systemic action

This publication is designed for decision-makers and technical staff working on climate change adaptation and resilience in local and regional governments

To kick start the year, the Covenant of Mayors - Europe Office is glad to release the publication "Adapting to climate change in European cities: Towards smarter, swifter & more systemic action".

The new EU Strategy and this historical juncture - presenting an opportunity to ‘build back better’ - make this a timely moment to consider where local and regional governments should best direct their efforts for a more resilient future. In this context, this publication is designed for decision-makers and technical staff working on climate change adaptation and resilience in local and regional governments.

Divided into 4 main chapters - The EU policy landscape (1), Smarter adaptation: improving knowledge and managing uncertainty (2), More systemic adaptation: support policy development at all levels and sectors (3), Faster adaptation: Speeding up adaptation across the board 5.1 Mission on “Adaptation to Climate Change (4), this publication complements existing resources, methodologies and case studies published by the Covenant of Mayors - Europe Office to support local and regional governments implementing climate adaptation in Europe.

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Adapting to climate change in European cities: Towards smarter, swifter & more systemic action

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