Adapt2Climate

Submitted by Robin Hocquet | published 7th Dec 2020 | last updated 19th May 2021
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Portal summary

Adapt2climate is a site developed by the National Climate Commission as part of the implementation of the National Adaptation Plan. This national portal aims to make available existing information on climate change impacts, vulnerability assessments and adaptation in Belgium.

Host Organisation: Adapt2climate is hosted by the National Climate Commission, Belgium.

Launch date: June 2019.

Update status: Monthly updates, more frequent updates are on the agenda.

Funding: The platform is co-funded by federal and regional authorities (through the National Climate Commission).

Team: The team consists of 4 people from the Walloon, Flemish, Brussels and Federal governments.

Main functions:                  

  • Raising awareness on the need for climate change adaptation
  • Providing guidance on how to undertake adaptation
  • Providing decision-support tools for adaptation decision-making
  • Sharing adaptation solutions and case studies
  • Sharing scientific literature and research on adaptation
  • Providing information on existing policy documents

Intended audiences:

  • National-level decision makers / national government
  • City and regional-level decision-makers / local government
  • Communities / general public
  • Teachers / educators
  • Private sector / businesses
  • Civil society (NGO / charities)

Focus sectors for the platform:

  • Health
  • Agriculture
  • Oceans / fisheries
  • Forests and other ecosystems
  • Transport
  • Infrastructure / built environment
  • Disaster risk
  • Energy
  • Research
  • Tourism
  • Biodiversity
  • Cities
  • Water
  • Coast
  • Industry & Services.

Why the platform was established

Adapt2climate is a site developed by the National Climate Commission as part of the implementation of the National Adaptation Plan. This national portal serves as a single entry point for information in Belgium concerning climate change adaptation. The platform refers to different websites dealing with climate change impacts, vulnerability assessments and adaptation in Belgium.