Climate Change Impacts, Vulnerability and Adaptation

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The European Topic Centre on Climate Change Impacts, Vulnerability and Adaptation (ETC/CCA) is an international consortium working with the European Environment Agency under a framework partnership agreement for the period 2019-2021.

In 2019-2021, the ETC/CCA Consortium is made up of 15 partner organisations from EEA member countries The lead institution for ETC/CCA is the Italian Fondazione CMCC, Centro Euro-Mediterraneo sui Cambiamenti Climatici.

The ETC/CCA activities on climate change, impacts, vulnerability, adaptation and disaster risk reduction include:

  • harmonisation, quality assessment and exchange of data and/or information;
  • processing of climate-related information, including use of models, mapping, analyses, evaluations and (thematic, sectoral and integrated) assessments to describe and analyse the status of the environment in support to sound policy decision making;
  • update, improvement and development of indicators to communicate the findings to various users;
  • content maintenance, improvement and further development of Climate-ADAPT;
  • provision of capacity building in EEA countries.