The Environment and Climate Action Program (LIFE) is the financial instrument of the European Union dedicated to the environment for the period 2014-2020.

Its general objective is to catalyse changes in the development and implementation of policies through the contribution of solutions and best practices to achieve environmental and climate goals, as well as through the promotion of innovative technologies in the field of environment and climate change . It must also support the application of the General Environment Program of the Union until 2020 “Living well, respecting the limits of our planet”.

The LIFE Program is divided into two subprograms with three priority areas each.

Environment Subprogram

  • Environment and Efficiency in the Use of Resources
  • Nature and Biodiversity
  • Climate Governance and Information

Subprogramme Action for the Climate

  • Adaptation to Climate Change
  • Mitigation of Climate Change
  • Climate Governance and Information

The LIFE Program is managed by the European Commission, being the National Authority in the Spanish State the Ministry for the Ecological Transition, through the Undersecretariat.

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