The list includes links to institutions, organisations and projects that are active for climate change adaptation and mitigation in the Alps and beyond. The list does not pretend to be complete.


cc.alps –  climate change: thinking one step further! With cc.alps, the International Commission for the Protection of the Alps (CIPRA) helps to ensure that climate measures are in harmony with sustainable development (in English, German, French, Italian and Slovenian)

Best regional strategies on Climate Change mitigation and adaptation – Call for and collection of regional best practices on climate change of the Assembly of European Regions (in English, French and German)

Climate action network – A worldwide network of over 430 Non-Governmental Organizations working to promote government and individual action to limit climate change (in English)

Climate Alliance – A world wide association of more than 1400 cities, municipalities and districts as well as provinces, NGOs and further organisations (with links to Austria, Italy and Switzerland) (in English, German and Spanish)

European Commission: information on climate change (in English, some documents in several European languages)

European Environment Agency: Europe wide information on climate change (in English, German, French, Italian, Slovenian and further European languages)

GLORIA Global observation research initiative in alpine environments – A world-wide long-term observation network in alpine environments to assess and predict losses in biodiversity and other threats to alpine ecosystems which are under accelerating climate change pressures (in English)

IPCC Intergovernmental panel on climate change (in English, French and further languages)

OECD Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development: information on climate change – world wide information, also by countries (in English and French)

United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (in English, French and Spanish)


AustroClim: Wissenschaftskooperation im Bereich Klimawandel – Austrian research cooperation in the field of climate change (in German)

Das Österreichische Klimaportal mit internationalen Informationen aus Politik und Forschung – The Austrian climate portal with international information from policy and research (in German and English)

klima:aktiv: Impulsprogramm des Lebensministeriums für effizienten Klimaschutz - programmes of the Environment Ministry to reduce the CO2 output for the fields: mobility, energy saving, building and reconstruction, renewable energy sources, community (in German)

Klimabündnis Österreich – Climate Alliance Austria (in German)

Klima- und Energiefonds: finanzielle Unterstützung für Klimaschutz-Technologien - Climate and energy fund Austria: financial support for climate protection technologies (in German)

Klimaschutzpreis: Auszeichnung für erfolgreiche Klimaschutzaktivitäten in Österreich – Award for successful climate protection activities in Austria (in German)

Lebensministerium: Informationen zum Klimaschutz – Information on climate protection of the Austrian Environment Ministry (in German and English)

Österreichisches Portal für Bildung und Klimaschutz – climate change portal with focus on sensibilisation  (in German, some information in English)

Umweltdachverband: Fragen & Antworten zum Klimawandel – Questions and answers on climate change from the environmental roof organisation Umweltdachverband (in German)

Zentralanstalt für Meteorologie und Geodynamik: Klima-Informationen – Climate information of the Austrian Central Institute for Meteorology and Geodynamics (in German)

Klimawandel-Anpassung in Österreich - Website of the austrian environment ministry about adaptation possibilities to climate change (in German)


Agence de l'Environnement et de la Maîtrise de l'Energie : Informations sur le changement climatique - Climate change information of the Agency for Environment and Energy (in French and English)

Le Grenelle de l'Environnement – French Environment Round Table (in French)

Mission interministérielle de l'effet de serre – Interministerial climate change website (in French)

Phénoclim – scientific and educational program (in French and English).

Plan Climat Energie territorial de la région Rhône-Alpes – Climate plan of the Rhône-Alpes region (in French)

Programme privilèges : Projet d'initiatives des villes pour la réduction des émissions des gaz à effets de serre - local authorities project to reduce greenhouse gas emissions (in French)


Fördergrundsätze des Freistaats Bayern für kommunale CO2-Minderungsmaßnahmen – CO² reduction program of Bavaria for municipal communities (in German)

Klimaschutz in Bayern – Climate protection in Bavaria (in German)

Umweltbundesamt: Klimaschutz – Climate protection information of the Environment Agency (in German and English)

Umweltministerium: Klima und Energie – Information on climate and energy of the Environment Ministry (in German and English)

Klimawandel vor Gericht - Project about development of education tools dealing with climate change and sustainable decisions.


Alleanza per il clima Italia – Climate Alliance Italy (in Italian)

Enti locali per Kyoto – Local communities for Kyoto (in Italian)

Trentino Progetto Clima – Climate project of the autonomous region of Trentino (in Italian)


Plan B za Slovenijo: Pobuda za trajnostni razvoj – Plan B for Slovenia - sustainable development initiative (in Slovenian and English)

Slovenija znižuje CO2 – Slovenia is reducing CO2 levels (in Slovenian and English)


Klimabündnis Schweiz – Climate Alliance Switzerland (in German)

ProClim: Swiss forum for climate and global change issues (in English)