1. Help to close knowledge gaps on climate impacts and resilience, including on oceans, through Horizon Europe, Digital Europe, Copernicus and EMODnet;
  2. Improve the state of the art on adaptation modelling, risk assessment and management tools – towards “asset-level modelling”.
  3. Promote and support the use of its Risk Data Hub to harmonise the recording and collection of comprehensive and granular climate-related risk and losses data, and promote national level public private partnerships to collect and share such data;
  4. Explore with EIOPA and industry the best ways to improve the collection of uniform and comprehensive insured loss data, and  empower EIOPA as needed;
  5. Extend the scope of public access to environmental information in the  INSPIRE Directive to include climate-related risk and losses data.
  6. Update and expand Climate-ADAPT as source of knowledge on climate impacts and adaptation, including by federating various sources of information, and as monitoring and reporting mechanism;
  7. Establish a European climate and health observatory under Climate-ADAPT.
  8. Stimulate cooperation regionally and across borders and enhance the guidelines on national adaptation strategies in cooperation with the Member States;
  9. Upgrade adaptation monitoring, reporting and evaluation by using a harmonised framework of standards and indicators;
  10. Provide ex-ante project assessment tools to better identify co-benefits and positive impacts on the economy of adaptation and prevention projects;
  11. Update its Better Regulation guidelines and toolbox to better reflect the principles of climate-risk management policy coherence.
  12. Step up support to planning and implementation of local adaptation and launch an adaptation support facility under the EU Covenant of Mayors;
  13. Support the reskilling and requalification of workers for a just and fair resilience with education and training through ESF+, Erasmus+ and European Solidarity Corps;
  14. Continue to ensure the enforcement of existing employment and social legislation, and, where relevant, consider proposing new initiatives that increase workers’ protection from climate impacts.
  15. Develop ways to measure the potential impact of climate-related risks on public finances, develop tools and models for climate stress testing, and engage in discussions with Member States on better take into account climate change in national reporting and fiscal frameworks;
  16. Explore and discuss with Member States actions to dampen the fiscal impact of climate-related events and reduce fiscal-sustainability risks;
  17. Explore with Member States whether and to what extent Stability and Convergence Programmes could factor in the climate adaptation dimension;
  18. Promote better coordination and complementarity between the post-disaster emergency and recovery operations supported by the European Union Solidarity Fund and other EU funds to encourage the “build back better” principle
  19. Propose nature-based solutions for carbon removals, including accounting and certification in upcoming carbon farming initiatives;
  20. Develop the financial aspects of nature-based solutions and foster the development of financial approaches and products that also cover nature-based adaptation;
  21. Continue to incentivise and assist Member States to rollout nature-based solutions through assessments, guidance, capacity building, and EU funding
  22. Implement the planned Horizon Europe Mission on ‘Adaptation to Climate Change’ and other adaptation-relevant Missions, including on soil health, climate-neutral cities, and oceans once these are endorsed;
  23. Support the development of further adaptation solutions, including rapid response decision support tools to enrich the toolbox for adaptation practitioners;
  24. Integrate adaptation in the update of Natura 2000 and climate change guidance, and in guidelines on biodiversity-friendly afforestation and reforestation, and in the forthcoming Forest Strategy;
  25. Strengthen its support to protect the potential of genetic resources for adaptation, including by proposing legislation on the production and marketing of seeds;
  26. Further develop the EU taxonomy for sustainable activities for climate adaptation.
  27. Enhance climate proofing guidance, and promote its use in Europe and abroad;
  28. Develop an EU-wide climate risk assessment and strengthen climate considerations in EU disaster risk prevention and management;
  29. Address EU-level preparedness and response to climate-related health threats, including through the EU Framework on Health Threats and, as relevant, the planned Health Emergency Preparedness and Response Authority;
  30. Increase cooperation with standardisation organisations to climate-proof standards and to develop new ones for climate adaptation solutions;
  31. Support the integration of climate resilience considerations into the criteria applicable to construction and renovation of buildings and critical infrastructure.
  32. Help to examine natural disaster insurance penetration in Member States, and promote it, for example through guidelines and invite EIOPA to develop its natural catastrophe dashboard allowing country level assessments;
  33. Strengthen dialogue between insurers, policymakers and other stakeholders;
  34. Identify and promote best practices in financial instruments for risk management, in close cooperation with EIOPA;
  35. Explore the wider use of financial instruments and innovative solutions to deal with climate-induced risks.
  36. Help ensure climate-resilient, sustainable use and management of water across sectors and borders by improving coordination of thematic plans and other mechanisms, such as water resource allocation and water-permits;
  37. Help reduce water use by raising the water-saving requirements for products, encouraging water efficiency and savings, and by promoting the wider use of drought management plans as well as sustainable soil management and land-use;

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