Project at a glance

RAMSES was a European research project which aimed to deliver much needed quantified evidence of the impacts of climate change and the costs and benefits of a wide range of adaptation measures, focusing on cities.

RAMSES engaged with stakeholders to ensure this information was policy relevant and ultimately enabled the design and implementation of adaptation strategies in the EU and beyond.


RAMSES outputs

Final publishable summary report

This final summary presents in-detail the RAMSES results and outputs and reveals the impact these results and outputs will have within the academic realm and in urban local institutions.

RAMSES policy briefs

The policy briefs summarize key findings and messages from the RAMSES results in order to provide policy-makers with guidelines for drawing high-level policy recommendations.

Scientific reports

Scientific reports summarize main findings provided by RAMSES on urban climate science. Each report includes useful information for scholars to advance the state of the art of urban climate science and for policy—makers to apply this knowledge at various scales of implementation.

Journal articles, PhD theses, book chapters, etc.

Scientific outputs report the RAMSES results in an academic fashion. All materials were published after following a rigorous peer-review process which ensured the highest quality of contents.

RAMSES Transition Handbook and Training package

The RAMSES Transition Handbook is a dissemination, awareness and training tool which support stakeholders in defining the transition of cities towards successful adaptation. The RAMSES Training Package complements the Transition Handbook and operationalises the RAMSES findings into a support mechanism for local decision-making through nine worksheets.

RAMSES webinars and Stakeholder Dialogues

The RAMSES webinars and Stakeholder Dialogues brought practitioners, stakeholders, researchers and policymakers at the European level in a dialogue with climate urban science experts.


The Newsletters inform you about results and events of the EU research project RAMSES, in order to update relevant stakeholders with the ongoing activities of the RAMSES project.


Climate and Cities Conference 2017

The Cities and Climate Conference 2017 took place from 19-21 September 2017 at the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research
presenting the main outcomes of the project and fostering further exchange with approx. 200 scientists and stakeholders.

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Europe The work leading to these results has received funding from the European Community's Seventh Framework Programme under Grant Agreement No. 308497
Project RAMSES - Reconciling Adaptation, Mitigation and Sustainable Development for Cities.