BC3-Basque Center for Climate Change

Founding Year: 2008

Staff: 30


María José Sanz Sánchez (Scientific Director)

A research center that focuses on the causes and consequences of climate change.  Their goal is to “produce multidisciplinary knowledge to support decision making towards sustainable development at the international level.” They manage over 90 projects, offering “knowledge, tools, new methodologies and cross-cutting proposals that lead towards action in a collaborative framework” “to design and help implement policies aimed at sustainable development.”

 Research Programs:

  • Climate Basis
  • Low Carbon
  • Terrestrial Ecosystems
  • Adaptation Lab
  • Integrated modelling of coupled human-natural systems
  • Cross-cutting themes


  • A library of hundreds of journal papers, books, specials, book chapters, working papers, policy briefings


BC3-Basque Center for Climate Change contributes to the following Sustainable Development Goals

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