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Climate Change Centre Austria

The Climate Change Centre Austria (CCCA) is the coordinating body for the promotion of climate research in Austria.  The CCCA pursues the following goals:

  • To strengthen Austrian climate research
  • Facilitate the education of a new generation of researchers and supporting knowledge transfer
  • To support science transfer
  • To advise politics and society

Specifically, to strengthen Austrian climate research by: improving the coherence of climate research in Austria; Increasing the efficiency of climate research (networking, synergies); Creating a culture of high-quality research; Increasing visibility of climate research and understanding of relevance; Facilitating cooperation with other relevant areas of research.

Facilitate the education of a new generation of researchers and supporting knowledge transfer by: Facilitating the education of young scientists; Promotion of the Young Scientists working group.

To support science transfer by: networking workshops, newsletter, intelligible publications.

To advise politics and society thanks to the: Provision of the scientific basis for climate policies on national,  EU and international levels; Provision of target-group oriented education on questions of climate change for various actors in society.