Austrian Strategy for Adaptation to Climate Change

The revised strategy was adopted by the Council of Ministers in August 2017 and acknowledged by the Conference of the Provincial Governors on 10 November 2017. It represents the comprehensive guiding document for all of Austria’s activities concerning the adaptation to climate change. Many decisions having long-term effects - be it in flood control or in the field of infrastructure - must be taken in a way that they provide the most detailed picture possible of trends that result from climate change already now. The Federal Government continues its support of research activities, thus deepening the scientific basis for decision-making and the successful implementation of the Strategy for Adaptation to Climate Change.

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Visibility Public
Resource type Policy document

OPERANDUM metadata

Data status Approved by OPERANDUM committee
Main data type Other
Other data type Permitting path

NBS metadata

Has NBS relation False
NBS approach
  • Protection
  • Restoration
NBS habitat
  • Coastal
  • Cropland
  • Grassland
  • Marine inlets and transitional waters
  • Open Ocean
  • Rivers and Lakes
  • Sparsely vegetated land
  • Wetlands
  • Woodland and forest
NBS hazard
  • Coastal Erosion
  • Cold Wave
  • Drought
  • Flood
  • Heat Wave
  • Landslide
  • Snow Avalanche
NBS policy level National
NBS type
  • Blue
  • Green
  • Hybrid (green-blue-grey)

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Record created October 14, 2019, Last Updated August 2, 2021