Preliminary actions include all those administrative and technical activities that are necessary to prepare the project implementation, such as:
Climate risks assessment
This action develops the first stage of development of SECAPs related to the adaptation issues, including the selection of the climate change scenarios to be used in the assessment of effects and risks associated to climate change and the analysis of potential risks to prepare the actions to be implemented.
Development, approval and implementation of the Local Adaptation Plans (Sustainable Energy and Climate Action Plans, SECAP)
This action will develop, approve and implement 6 SECAP’s (3 in Spain, 2 in Portugal and 1 in Latvia) using participatory approaches in each municipality and cooperation among municipalities.
This action includes the definition and selection of adaptation measures, the development the adaptation plan, its official approval and the implementation of measures.
Development of pilot actions
This action will develop six pilot actuations related to climate change adaptation and mitigation at a local scale. These pilot actions carried out by six municipalities are expected to affect clearly to these municipalities and will be integrated in their SECAPs.
Adaptation of local policies to the needs of climate change adaptation
This action works on the sustainability of the adaptation and mitigation approach at local scale through its inclusion in the planning and management activities of municipalities.
Specifically, this action will be aimed at setting the obligation of including the objectives of emissions reductions for 2030 set by EU in any new plan and project for Works or activities. Additionally, it will include also the effects of climate change and the adaptation measures needed to face it in these Works or activities.
Transfer and replication activities
This action will develop and implement two strategies: