The LIFE Programme for the Environment and Climate Change 2014-2020 is divided into two sub-programmes: environment and climate action. LIFE Climate Action supports projects in the development of innovative ways to respond to the challenges of climate change in Europe.
The Climate Action sub-programme will provide €864 million in co-financing for climate projects between 2014 and 2020. Its main objectives are to:
LIFE Climate Action supports public authorities, non-governmental organisations and private actors, especially small and medium-sized enterprises, in implementing low-carbon and adaptation technologies and new methods and approaches.
The programme focuses on three priority areas:
|Climate change mitigation||Reducing greenhouse gas emissions|
|Climate change adaptation||Increasing resilience to climate change|
|Climate change governance and information||Increasing awareness, communication, cooperation and dissemination on climate change mitigation|
There are two programming periods: 2014-2017 (see Multiannual Work Programme) and 2018-2020.
Funding is made available through: