Call for greater involvement of cities and regions in EU adaptation policy

The effects of climate change are already being seen in cities and regions across Europe. They are particularly vulnerable to extreme weather events such as storms, floods, heat waves and droughts. Such events can have dramatic economic and social consequences. As climate impacts locally first, members of the EU’s assembly of local and regional authorities are engaged in the ongoing revision of EU’s climate change adaptation strategy. A set of recommendations have been adopted at the plenary session of the European Committee of the Regions in Brussels. …. [Persbericht] 

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