Proactive community adaptation to climate change through social transformation and behavioural change

Proactive community adaptation to climate change through social transformation and behavioural change

The strategic objective of PRO-CLIMATE is to support communities to proactively adapt to climate change through social transformation and behavioural change. To achieve this, PRO-CLIMATE will identify social tipping points and policy actions that enable systemic transformation to be achieved across social systems.


PRO-CLIMATE is a project funded by the Horizon Europe Programme under the call topic:
HORIZON-CL5-2023-D1-01-09 Behavioural change and governance for systemic transformations towards climate resilience







01/24 - 12/26



EU funding

Our Living Labs

In our case studies we will run Living Labs to gather stakeholders and organise focus groups and workshops to understand community governance and institutional structures, and to also pilot and validate the project’s behaviour change activities.

Sligo - Ireland

Sligo, Ireland

Located in the Border Region with Northern Ireland, UK Sligo is the largest town in the county, with a population of 22,560. The population of the county was 65,535 in 2016.


Leipzig, Germany

The most populous city in Saxony and 8th in Germany, it has 624,689 inhabitants. Leipzig is a growing city: 51,834 people moved here in 2022.


Badajoz, Spain

Badajoz is a NUTS3 region, located in the south-west of Spain. Its population is 672.137 inhabitants, population decline is a protracted trend and has a low population density (29 inhabitants/km2).


Bergen, Norway

West coast of Norway, fjorded mountainous landscape. V estland has a population of 638,821 (2021) of which 285,900 live in the capital, Bergen, Norway’s second largest city.


Gdansk, Poland

Inhabited by 486,000 people, it is one of the largest cities in northern Poland and the Baltic Sea Region. As a result of the Ukrainian-Russian war, the number of inhabitants increased to 618,000.

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Zakynthos, Greece

Zakynthos is the third largest of the Ionian islands and it covers an area of 405.55 km2. The resident population amounts to 40,759 though this number rises considerably during summer.

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News and events

PRO-CLIMATE press release

On the 1st of January 2024 the Horizon Europe project called PRO-CLIMATE officially kicked-off. The full name of the 3-years duration project is “Proactive community adaptation to climate change through

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