Integrated Climate Policy

The organisation of an "Integrated Climate Policy" enhances the coordination of mitigation and adaptation efforts with special emphasis on synergies and trade-offs.

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    Short description of measure

    Problem to be solved: Lack of coordination between mitigation and adaptation efforts

    Goal, potential objective: Support of integrated climate policy by a coordination point in the administration and regular reporting

    Developmental steps: Analysis of existing responsibilities for mitigation and adaptation; decision on the establishment of new coordination points and tasks

    Instruments, implementation mechanism: Directives

    Area of implementation: Provincial, urban

    Responsibilities: Regional and local administration

    Time horizon: Short term

    Economic aspects

    Promoters, obstacles, risks: Ongoing process to optimise management systems in the administration

    Side effects:

    Bridge to mitigation: Explore synergies between mitigation and adaptation; better coping with trade-offs