Financing the Transition to a Low-Carbon Economy and the Challenges in Financing Climate Change Adaptation

Scope and objectives

The public hearing on 13 February 2020 is aiming to engage a broad range of civil society stakeholders to discuss the emerging policies in this area, such as


The Croatian Council Presidency asked the EESC for this exploratory opinion to investigate the best possibilities to secure public and private financing for a successful transition to a low-carbon economy, with particular focus on climate change adaptation. The opinion will explore the possible development of innovative financing instruments to support this transition.

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