CASCADES Policy Brief January 2022
Right in the middle of 2021, the 5th European Climate Change Adaptation Conference (hereafter ‘ECCA’ or ‘ECCA 2021’) took place, centred around the theme “Bringing adaptation solutions to life: inspiring climate adaptation action for a resilient future”. 1 First held in 2013, it is Europe’s largest biennial science-driven conference on climate change adaptation. It offers a forum for exchanging knowledge between scientists, policy-makers and practitioners. The aim is to drive innovation and to come forward with actionable solutions for more effective climate adaptation strategies and policies.