Geographical coverage


Here we provide a graphical overview of some of our data analyzed over the last years.


M icons – The city has a local climate mitigation plan. For the particular type of mitigation plan click on the icon and visit Reckien et al., 2018.

+ icons – The city has a mitigation and an adaptation plan. For the particular types of mitigation/ adaptation plans click on the icon and visit Reckien et al., 2018.

X icons – The city had no adaptation or mitigation plan at the time of search. For the particular time of search visit the data set.


This data refers to the years 2018-2019, depending on the city and country. The related data set can be downloaded here.

Related papers:

Integration of mitigation and adaptation in urban climate change action plans in Europe: A systematic assessment. S. Grafakos, G. Viero, D. Reckien, K. Trigg, V. Viguie, A. Sudmant, C. Graves, A. Foley, O. Heidrich, J.M. Mirailles, J. Carter, L.H. Chang, C. Nador, M. Liseri, L. Chelleri, H. Orru, K. Orru, R. Aelenei, A. Bilska, B. Pfeiffer, Q. Lepetit, J.M. Church, M. Landauer, A. Gouldson, R. Dawson. 2020. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews 121, 109623.

Urban climate change mitigation and adaptation planning: Are Italian cities ready? Pietrapertosa, F., Salvia, M., De Gregorio Hurtado, S., D’alonzo, V., Church, J. M., Geneletti, D., Musco, F. & Reckien, D. 2019. Cities 91, p. 93-105.

Dedicated versus mainstreaming approaches in local climate plans in Europe. Reckien, D., Salvia, M., Pietrapertosa, F., Simoes, S. G., Olazabal, M., De Gregorio Hurtado, S., Geneletti, D., Lorencová, E. K., D’alonzo, V., Krook-Riekkola, A., Fokaides, P. A., Ioannou, B. I., Foley, A., Orru, H., Orru, K., Wejs, A., Flacke, J., Church, J. M., Feliu, E., Vasilie, S. & 9 others. 2019. Renewable & sustainable energy reviews 112, p. 948-959.

How are cities planning to respond to climate change? Assessment of local climate plans from 885 cities in the EU-28. Reckien, D., Salvia, M., Heidrich, O., Church, J. M., Pietrapertosa, F., De Gregorio-Hurtado, S., D’alonzo, V., Foley, A., Simoes, S. G., Lorencová, E. K., Orru, H., Orru, K., Wejs, A., Flacke, J., Olazabal, M., Geneletti, D., Feliu, E., Vasilie, S., Nador, C., Krook-Riekkola, A. & 10 others, 2018, Journal of cleaner production 191, p. 207-219 13.