The Mediterranean basin is a climate change “hot spot”. The latest scientific publications show the trends observed over the past five decades are likely to continue which will mean, by the end of the century:
Public stakeholders, members of the private sector and NGOs must take action and developing solutions to adapt to serious consequences in human and socio-economic terms the Mediterranean regions to the changing climate including: depleted water resources, accelerated desertification, increased mortality due to heat waves, and greater coastal risks, etc.
Frame urban expansion for resilient and sustainable cities in order to:
Engage an energy transition towards a sustainable agriculture able to ensure food security without compromising the long-term water and soil resources availability to:
The French Agency for ecological transition (ADEME) has carried out a study entitled “Capitalisation of Climate Change Adaptation Practices in the Mediterranean” (March 2019 – Sept. 2020), aimed at identifying and analyzing different existing initiatives in terms of adaptation to climate change in the Mediterranean bioclimatic zone.
The results of the study are the subject of several publications available on the ADEME library: