What is it?

LIFE IP Urban Klima 2050 is the Basque Country's most significant climate action project for the next few years.

It has been approved by the European Union in the area of LIFE Integrated climate change mitigation and/or adaptation projects.


year plan until 2025


million direct investment


partner entities


concrete actions

We are transforming the Basque Region with 40 actions, and the project can be replicated in other areas of the Basque Country and the European Union.

Our main objective is to promote the energy and climate transition in order to build up the resilience of the Basque Country

We also want...


To help the finalisation of the current Action Plan (2015 –2020) and to support the definition of the next Action Plans (2021-2025 and 2026-2030).


To promote the integration of the energy and climate transition in the territorial and sectorial planning activities and to analyse the effects of its integration.


To implement a series of actions (best practice, demonstration and pilot) at 3 pitot areas (urban/peri-urban, river basin and coast).


To fine-tune the citizen and administration capacities to promote the energy and climate transition.


To improve the governance in the CC field, at all administrative scales.


To multiply the impacts of the project's solutions and mobilise a wideruptake, reaching a critical mass during the project and/or in a short and medium-term perspective after the end of the IP.

THE LIFE IP Urban Klima 2050 project will operate in the three main Basque cities, as well as in other urban and rural municipalities. We also focuson the coastal towns, where 65% of the Basque population lives

Urban Klima 2050 areas of action


River basins


We will have an impact on 7.234 km² and on 2.164.311 people

Download the dossier

Download the dossier

Learn more about the LIFE IP Urban Klima 2050 Project for the deployment of the KLIMA 2050 Strategy in the Basque Country at the urban level.