Soil conditions to be monitored in Russia's Arctic zone
The Russian government has approved a climate change adaptation plan for the period up to 2025.13 March 2023
Monitoring of the condition and stability of soils within settlements and production facilities is planned for the Arctic zone of the Russian Federation as part of climate change adaptation measures until 2025. Based on its results, the necessary proposals for technical regulation will be prepared, the Yakutia 24 TV channel reported, citing the press service of the Russian Cabinet of Ministers.
Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin has signed the National Action Plan for the second phase of adaptation to climate change. It runs until 2025 and contains 17 activities that are grouped into federal, sectoral and regional blocks.
In particular, the document implies improving the insurance mechanism with regard to disaster risks, creating and implementing new technological solutions aimed at studying the climate, compiling a list of best Russian and international practices in adapting sectors of the economy to climate change, and conducting annual monitoring and evaluation of the effectiveness of existing adaptation measures.
The plan also provides for the development of higher education, retraining and further training programmes in the area of climate risk and adaptation of sectors of the economy to climate change.