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Climate Proofing of Cohesion Policy and Common Agricultural Policy (CAP)

October 2011 to July 2012

The White Paper on climate adaptation stresses the relevance of integrating adaptation needs and opportunities into key policy areas. This mainstreaming of adaptation responses into all areas of EU policy concerned by climate change will ensure that EU-funded investments and measures are "climate-proof", i.e. remain robust in their effectiveness and value under different climate change scenarios. The project: "Methodologies for climate proofing investments and measures under cohesion and regional policy and the common agricultural policy" will strengthen the discussionsRead more

Circum Mare Balticum - Workshop Series

24 October 2011 to 28 October 2011
Poland, Lithuania, Latvia

Efforts are underway to make climate data in the Baltic Sea region more easily accessible. As part of a project supported by the International Bureau of the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF), a workshop series with representatives of science and practice from Germany, Poland, Lithuania and Latvia took place.Read more

Climate Knowledge for Regional Coastal Stakeholders in the Eastern Baltic Sea Region

24 October 2011
Szczeczin, Gdansk, Klaipeda, Riga
How do decision makers in Poland and the Baltic states perceive climate change and climate change adaptation? What impact will climate change have in coastal regions, and how can stakeholders there prepare themselves? What information is available to them? What programs have already been implemented? A series of workshops organized by Ecologic Institute in cooperation with various partners has addressed these questions. The workshops in Szczecin, Gdansk, Klaipeda, and Riga were commonly organized by members of the Baltadapt, "Regional availability of climate knowledge in the Baltic Sea region" (Circum Mare Balticum) and RADOST projects. The presentations are available for download.Read more

Evaluation of the German Adaptation Strategy – Reporting and Closing Indicator Gaps

October 2011 to February 2014
The central aim of this project is to develop a systematic concept for detecting and communicating climate change impacts. This concept, developed in adherence to the content of the German Adaptation Strategy, should improve the understanding of knowledge base of climate impacts, enable analysis of successful adaptation measures in Germany and information of the public.Read more

A Survey of the Perceptions of Regional Political Decision Makers Concerning Climate Change and Adaption in the German Baltic Sea Region

Ecologic Institute and Helmholtz-Zentrum Geesthacht (previously GKSS) conducted an online survey with regional political stakeholders from the German Baltic Sea coast in spring 2011. Eleven hundred actors at the community level in Mecklenburg-West Pomerania and Schleswig-Holstein were surveyed on their perceptions of climate-induced changes in their communities and possible measures for adapting to climate change. They were also questioned on their experience with using regional climate data and its use in political practice. The report is available for download.

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Education, Communication, Transfer - Workshop KLIMZUG AG

23 September 2011 to 24 September 2011

At KLIMZUG AG's fifth networking workshop, "Education, Communication, Transfer," on 23 and 24 September 2011 in Rostock, representatives of the partners exchanged their experiences with responsiveness and cooperation with local and regional governments with respect to the topic of climate change adaptation and together developed new communications measures.
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Arctic Summer College 2011

15 August 2011 to 26 August 2011
The 2011 Arctic Summer College, hosted by Ecologic Institute, provides a platform for Arctic researchers to debate and develop ideas about a range of issues facing Arctic decision-makers, such as: Arctic economic, environmental and security policy; the impacts of large scale energy projects at the regional scale; and approaches to ecosystem-based management.Read more

Activities and Experiences in the Field of Adaptation to Climate Change


A delegation from different Ukraine Institutions visited Ecologic Institute to talk about projects of the Institute concerning climate change adaptation measures. The visit was part of an informational trip organized by the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (FES). The project RADOST - Regional Adaption Strategies for the German Baltic Sea Coast - was at the heart of the meeting.

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Climate Change, the Science Policy Interface and Coastal Zone Management

5 July 2011

How should coastal zones be managed to best adapt to the impacts of climate change, such as sea level rise? What is the severity of the threats involved, and what are the decisions and tradeoffs that must...Read more


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