The aim of the Adaptation Support Tool is to assist policy makers and coordinators on the regional and national levels in designing tailored climate change adaptation strategies and plans for their islands. The Adaptation Support Tool was developed as a practical guidance to understand Climate Change impacts on Islands (physical, market and non-market effects), as well as the macroeconomic implications of these changes on islands and Europe’s economic systems.
It works as a compass where we choose three coordinates following this order: 1. Archipelago/Island, 2. Sector and 3. Hazard.