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Design of Guidelines for the Elaboration of Regional Climate Change Adaptations Strategies

Design of Guidelines for the Elaboration of Regional Climate Change Adaptations Strategies

Ribeiro, M., Losenno, C., Dworak, T., Massey, E., Swart, R., Benzie, M., Laaser, C. 2009. Design of guidelines for the elaboration of Regional Climate Change Adaptations Strategies. Study for European Commission - DG Environment - Tender DG ENV. G.1/ETU/2008/0093r. Ecologic Institute, Vienna.


Citation

Ribeiro, M., Losenno, C., Dworak, T., Massey, E., Swart, R., Benzie, M., Laaser, C. 2009. Design of guidelines for the elaboration of Regional Climate Change Adaptations Strategies. Study for European Commission - DG Environment - Tender DG ENV. G.1/ETU/2008/0093r. Ecologic Institute, Vienna.

Language
English
Author(s)
Cinzia Losenno (AEA)
Eric Massey (IVM)
Rob Swart (WUR)
Magnus Benzie (AEA)
Funding
Year
2009
Dimension
91 pp.
Project ID
1926
Table of Contents

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
TABLE OF CONTENTS
1 INTRODUCTION
1.1 WHY DEVELOPING THIS GUIDANCE?
1.2 MAIN PURPOSE AND APPROACH
1.3 STRUCTURE OF THIS GUIDANCE
2 LEARNING FROM EXISTING REGIONAL ADAPTATION STRATEGIES AND EXISTING GUIDELINES
2.1 WHAT TO BE LEARNED FROM EXISTING REGIONAL STRATEGIES?
2.2 WHAT TO BE LEARNED FROM EXISTING ADAPTATION GUIDELINES?
2.2.1 Key features of existing adaptation guidelines
2.2.2 Gaps and constraints found in existing guidelines
3 POLICY GUIDANCE FOR THE FORMULATION AND IMPLEMENTATION OF REGIONAL ADAPTATION STRATEGIES
3.1 WHAT ARE THE KEY FACTORS FOR A SUCCESSFUL RAS?
3.2 OVERALL APPROACH
3.3 STEP 1: PREPARE THE GROUND
3.3.1 What are the key Objectives and Principles?
3.3.2 Which approach should be taken?
3.3.3 How can barriers be overcome?
3.3.4 Who should be involved?
3.3.5 What are the Governance and Stakeholder Engagement issues?
3.3.6 Where can examples, tools and sources of relevant information be found?
3.4 STEP 2: HOW CAN TO ASSESS VULNERABILITY WITHIN THE REGION?
3.4.1 What are the key objectives and principles?
3.4.2 Which approach should be taken?
3.4.3 How can barriers be overcome?
3.4.4 Who should be involved?
3.4.5 What are the Governance and Stakeholder Engagement issues?
3.4.1 Where can examples, tools and sources of relevant information be found?
3.5 STEP 3: HOW SHOULD THE STRATEGIC DIRECTION OF THE RAS BE SET?
3.5.1 What are the key Objectives and Principles?
3.5.2 Which approach should be taken?
3.5.3 How can barriers be overcome?
3.5.4 Who should be involved?
3.5.5 What are the Governance and Stakeholder Engagement issues?
3.5.1 Where can examples, tools and sources of relevant information be found?
3.6 STEP 4: HOW DO WE PLAN CONCRETE ADAPTATION MEASURES?
3.6.1 What are the key objectives and key principles?
3.6.2 Which approach should be taken?
3.6.3 How can barriers be overcome?
3.6.4 Who should be involved?
3.6.5 What are the Governance and Stakeholder Engagement issues?
3.6.1 Where can examples, tools and sources of relevant information be found?
3.7 WHERE TO FIND A FORUM FOR EXCHANGE?
4 THE ROLE OF THE EU
4.1 EXISTING TOOLS SUPPORTING RAS DEVELOPMENT
4.2 POSSIBLE FUTURE TOOLS TO SUPPORT RAS DEVELOPMENT
4.2.1 Subsidiarity principle and justification for EU action
4.2.2 Methodological support to the development and implementation of RAS
4.2.3 Information exchange and networking – Towards a European Climate Change Impacts,
Vulnerability and Adaptation Clearinghouse
5 LITERATURE
6 GLOSSARY
ANNEX I: METHODOLOGY USED TO ASSESS EXISTING RAS
ANNEX II: RESULTS FROM THE ASSESSMENT OF EXISTING RAS
ANNEX III: OVERVIEW OF THE GUIDELINES REVIEWED
ANNEX IV: RESULTS FROM THE ANALYSIS OF EXISTING GUIDELINES
ANNEX V: CRITERIA FOR ASSESSING THE IMPACTS OF ADAPTATION ACTIONS
ANNEX VI: OTHER SOURCES OF INFORMATION
STEP1: EXAMPLES, TOOLS AND SOURCES OF RELEVANT INFORMATION
STEP 2: EXAMPLES, TOOLS AND SOURCES OF RELEVANT INFORMATION
STEP 3: EXAMPLES, TOOLS AND SOURCES OF RELEVANT INFORMATION
STEP 4: EXAMPLES, TOOLS AND SOURCES OF RELEVANT INFORMATION