NATIONAL ADAPTATION POLICY PROCESSES IN EUROPEAN COUNTRIES

Executive summary

APRILE 2014

a cura di European Environment Agency

 

This report provides a Europe‑wide state of play for adaptation activities. It offers up‑to‑date and targeted information to support the development, implementation and evaluation of national adaptation policies and measures addressing climate change.
The intended users are policymakers and decision‑makers coordinating adaptation across or within particular sectors. It is also of relevance to practitioners such as public authorities and utility providers (water, energy, transport).
This report draws on the results of a self‑assessment survey conducted on national adaptation policy processes in Europe. In May 2013, the survey was sent out by the European Environment…

URBAN RESILIENCE: LIFE+ PROJECTS AND EUROPEAN POLICIES

LIFE | PLATFORM MEETING

APRILE 2014

Summary report.

《Urban resilience can be defined as the ability of an urban territory/community exposed to hazards such as Climate Change, disaster, economic and social poverty, to resist, absorb, accommodate to and recover from these. A resilient approach addresses the following stakes:
– Reduction of the environmental impacts of the cities/territories (pollution/wastes)
– Mitigation/Adaptation to climate change
– Answer to economic and social issues … 》