The EU new Climate Change Adaptation Strategy, one of the priority actions within the scope of the Green Deal, was announced on February 24, 2021. The strategy is very important as the most up-to-date of the EU's policy documents on climate adaptation. The importance of document is not only because climate adaptation is an issue that requires urgent action. Also, actions planned under Strategy have economic, social and environmental consequences for countries, especially Turkey, has relations with EU. Ensuring resilience against the inevitable effects of climate change has become more important for ensuring sustainable development and national security especially in vulnerable regions such as the Mediterranean Basin, where Turkey is located. The EU started the process of developing adaptation policies at an early date. Analyzing these processes in EU is an important example that can be used in the context of policies in Turkey, which also has the goal of the EU membership. This study aims to evaluate the evolution of the EU's climate adaptation policies in the context of Green Paper (2007), White Paper (2009), Climate Change Adaptation Strategy (2013, 2018) and new Climate Change Adaptation Strategy (2021), and to assest the importance of the EU's current climate change policies for Turkey. In the study, it was concluded that the development of policies in the context of the Green Deal and the new Adaptation Strategy is an important requirement for Turkey to maintain commercial relations with EU and to develop cooperation with the EU in climate change adaptation area.
Alan : Eğitim Bilimleri; Sosyal, Beşeri ve İdari Bilimler; Ziraat, Orman ve Su Ürünleri
Dergi Türü : Uluslararası