Chapter: Croatia: Needs Versus Capacity: Mind the Gap!
Book: Climate Change and the Future of Europe
Editors: Michael Kaeding, Johannes Pollak, Paul Schmidt
Presents insights from over 50 experts in more than 40 countries in the EU and neighboring regions
Provides examples of national paths toward climate neutrality, and on public perception of the climate crisis
Includes recommendations on how policy-makers should implement climate policies, both at the national and EU level.
Croatia is very vulnerable to climate risks, but climate action is not yet recognised as a priority. Lack of capacity that goes beyond financial constraints tends to be underestimated in policy framework, which is fragmented. Raising awareness, capacity building and providing sufficient financing are necessary to implement climate action.