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Knowledge for climate action

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

Wednesday 10:45 -12:30 in room 2.43 ECRA at EGU 2023 Splinter Meeting

Science driven solutions for climate transformation with ECRA

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Event EGU General Assembly 2023


The EGU General Assembly 2023 brings together geoscientists from all over the world to one meeting covering all disciplines of […]

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News Climate Coffee


Read more on the upcoming BlueAction Climate Coffees here.

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News The Journey from Scientific insights to Societal Action


The Journey from Scientific insights to Societal Action

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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.


Uniting Europe’s scientific expertise to address climate changes

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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