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The European Climate Research Alliance (ECRA) is an association of 23 leading European research institutions.

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Science driven solutions for climate transformation with ECRA

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News ECRA participating as an UNFCC observer at COP28!

04 December 2023

We are thrilled to announce our participation as an UNFCC observer at COP28 in Dubai! We’re committed to leveraging our expertise and
fostering collaboration with stakeholders to tackle the urgent climate crisis.

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Event EGU General Assembly 2024

14-19 April 2024

The EGU General Assembly 2024 brings together geoscientists from all over the world to one meeting covering all disciplines of the Earth, planetary, and space sciences

News The Journey from Scientific insights to Societal Action

06 April 2023
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European Climate Research Alliance What is the ECRA?

ECRA is a bottom up initative launched in 2011 by EU commission, and focusing on the objective to bring together, expand and optimize European expertise in climate research by sharing existing national research capacities and infrastructures.


ECRA’s core activities are represented in four Collaborative Programmes.

Polar Climate Impact

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High Impact Events

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Sea Level Change

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Hydrological Cycle

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ECRA’s member institutions are from nine European countries.

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You are interested in becoming an ECRA member? ECRA shapes emerging research topics through an efficient network of European research organisations and provides a knowledge base for future mitigation and adaptation measures.

Newsletter & Publications

ECRA Factsheets, White Papers, and Strategy & Work Plans of its four Collaborative Programmes.


ECRA CP Polar 2023

28 November 2023

Uniting Europe’s scientific expertise to address climate changes


ECRA: Collaboration from bottom-up


Sissi Knispel de Acosta

ECRA Secretariat, Executive Secretary


ECRA office Brussels:
Rue du Trône 98
1050 Brussels
Phone: +32 5000 983

ECRA office Karlsruhe:
Hermann-von Helmholtz Platz 1
76344 Eggenstein-Leopoldshafen