The European Climate Change Adaptation Platform                           CLIMATE-ADAPTDr Margaret DesmondClimate Change R...
Contents CLIMATE-ADAPT: a knowledge platform to support  Europe in adapting to climate change   s Background   s State of ...
Background to CLIMATE-ADAPTs The 2009 Commission White Paper on Adaptation   s Establishment of a EU Clearinghouse Mechani...
What is CLIMATE-ADAPT?• CLIMATE-ADAPT is an online platform, providing  access to:   • Adaptation Information   • EU secto...
Key features: 1) adaptation information
Key features: 2) EU sectoral policies
Key features: 3) tools
Adaptation Support Tool                          s The adaptation tool guides the                            user through ...
Overview of national activities
Case study search tool
Ireland’s contribution to CLIMATE-ADAPTs Review of structure, content through ‘intense user  group’-   s EPA coordinated n...
Online today!s CLIMATE-ADAPT has gone online this morning Available at http://climate-adapt.eea.europa.eu
The European Climate Change Adaptation Platform: CLIMATE-ADAPT - Dr. Margaret Desmond
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Presentation from the workshop 'Informing and Enabling a Climate Resilient Ireland”' - held 23 March 2012. This event launched 2 EPA Climate Change Research Programme reports:
CCRP9 'Ireland adapts to Climate Change' and CCRP10 'Integrating Climate Change Adaptation into Sectoral Policies in Ireland'

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The European Climate Change Adaptation Platform: CLIMATE-ADAPT - Dr. Margaret Desmond

  1. 1. The European Climate Change Adaptation Platform CLIMATE-ADAPTDr Margaret DesmondClimate Change Research Programme March 23rd,Environmental Protection Agency Clarion Hotel,Dublin IFSC, Dublin
  2. 2. Contents CLIMATE-ADAPT: a knowledge platform to support Europe in adapting to climate change s Background s State of play s Objectivess Key features of CLIMATE-ADAPTs Irish contribution to development of platform
  3. 3. Background to CLIMATE-ADAPTs The 2009 Commission White Paper on Adaptation s Establishment of a EU Clearinghouse Mechanism on Adaptation, s An online knowledge platform supporting European Adaptation Effortss CLIMATE-ADAPT is the outcome of this proposals CLIMATE-ADAPT is hosted by the European Environment Agency (Copenhagen).s It was launched earlier today by EU and DG Clima
  4. 4. What is CLIMATE-ADAPT?• CLIMATE-ADAPT is an online platform, providing access to: • Adaptation Information • EU sector policies information • Information on countries, cities and other areas • Extensive database on adaptation: publications, research projects, guidance documents, tools, indicators, maps, graphs, datasets, organizations, information sources, measures and case studies. • Tools that support adaptation planning
  5. 5. Key features: 1) adaptation information
  6. 6. Key features: 2) EU sectoral policies
  7. 7. Key features: 3) tools
  8. 8. Adaptation Support Tool s The adaptation tool guides the user through the policy making cycle of adaptation-from the assessment of risk and vulnerability to the identification, evaluation and implementation of adaptation measures s Guidance documents s Information resources s Risk & Assessment tools s Relevant case studies s Links to useful information
  9. 9. Overview of national activities
  10. 10. Case study search tool
  11. 11. Ireland’s contribution to CLIMATE-ADAPTs Review of structure, content through ‘intense user group’- s EPA coordinated national input-teleconferencing, written responses Feedback to EIONET (EEA) meeting July 2011 s Feedback via EPAIG on Impacts and Adaptations Development of national pages template, s Feedback via Knowledge Base Working Group meetings s Research and case studies via CIRCLE2 info-base
  12. 12. Online today!s CLIMATE-ADAPT has gone online this morning Available at http://climate-adapt.eea.europa.eu

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