Swedish Expert Council on Adaptation

The Swedish National Expert Council for Climate Adaptation evaluates climate adaptation in Sweden and advices the government on preparing for climate change.

The council is appointed by the government. Every five year it decides on a report which will be used to advice the government's updates of the national climate adaptation strategy.

The report includes:

  • Recommended focus areas of the national work on climate adaptation  
  • Prioritization of adaptation measures based on assessment of risks, costs and benefits
  • A cross-sectorial assessment of the societal impacts of climate change
  • Follow-up and evaluation of national work related to climate adaptation.