Sectors

Climate change affects different fields of life. In the context of Estonian National Adaptation Strategy, the following key priority sectors have been defined:

1. Spatial planning and land use, incl.:
– Costal areas
– Other areas with risk of flooding or soil instability
– Landscape planning, irrigation and drainage
– Planning of cities

2. Human health and rescue preparedness, incl.:
– Human health
– Rescue preparedness

3. Natural environment, incl.:
– Biological diversity
– Terrestrial ecosystems
– Freshwater ecosystems and environment
– The Baltic Sea and marine environment
– Ecosystem services

4. Bioeconomy, incl.:
– Agriculture
– Forestry
– Fisheries
– Game and hunting
– Tourism
– Peat production

5. Buildings and infrastructure, incl.:
– Technical support systems (incl. roads, ports, bridges, water supply and sewage management, telecommunications)
– Buildings
– Transport

6. Energetics and energy supply systems, incl.:
– Independence, reliability and security of energy supply systems
– Energy resources
– Implementation of energy efficiency
– Heating and cooling needs
– Electricity production

7. Economy, incl.:
– Insurance
– Banking and finances
– Workforce and employment
– Businesses and enterpreneurship
– Industry

8. Society, awareness and co-operation, incl.:
– Education, awareness and science
– Communication
– Society/community
– International relations and co-operation