Swedish National Expert Council for Climate Adaptation
The Swedish National Expert Council for Climate Adaptation evaluates climate adaptation in Sweden and advices the government on preparing for climate change.
The council is appointed by the government. Every five year it decides on a report which will be used to advice the government´s updates of the national climate adaptation strategy.
The report include
- Recommended focus areas of the national work on climate adaptation
- Prioritization of adaptation measures based on assessment of risks, costs and benefits
- A cross-sectorial assessment of the societal impacts of climate change
- Follow-up and evaluation of national work related to climate adaptation.
The first report was submitted to the Government in February 2022. Read the report (in swedish)
Read the english summary
About the Council and its Secretariat
The chair and members of the National Expert Council for Climate Adaptation are appointed by the Government for a specified time.
The Council is independently responsible for the decisions in its reporting to the government. It consists of members who together have competence in areas including, land-based enterprises, physical planning, health, industry, innovation, climatology, emergency preparedness, environment, public administration and economics.
The Council is affiliated with SMHI, which hosts a secretariat that assist the Council. The secretariat prepares matters, executes orders and administrates the Council's activities.
Therése Sjöberg, SMHI
+ 46 11 495 8284
Email Therése Sjöberg
601 76 Norrköping
(Visiting address: Folkborgsvägen 17)
+46 70-34 54 363
Email Lisbeth Schultze