As a part of the European Green Deal, the European Commission mentioned on May 14 that it plans to place ahead a brand new Climate Adaptation Strategy in early 2021, and is opening immediately a public session on this subject.
According to the Commission, the brand new adaptation technique will probably be constructing on the present technique adopted in 2013. Stakeholders and residents are invited to share their views and expertise till 20 August 2020. Global and European temperatures have repeatedly damaged long-term information lately and floods and droughts have elevated dramatically.
Climate change is now not a faraway downside for future technology however its impacts on individuals, planet and prosperity are very actual and we really feel them right here in Europe, the Commission mentioned, including that the restoration from the present disaster will probably be a possibility to make our society extra resilient. This contains climate-proofing our economic system, integrating local weather features in threat administration practices, and stepping up prevention and preparedness.
The Commission mentioned it is usually publishing immediately the outcomes of the brand new PESETA undertaking, which presents the projected impacts of local weather change on the EU and past.