This strategy describes the impacts on natural system (geological environment, water, soil, biosphere and biodiversity) and the following sectors: health, urban environment, agriculture, forestry, transportation, energy, industry and tourism. There is a set of adaptation measures proposed for each of these sectors and impacts in the strategy.
The aim of the strategy is to draw attention to the fact that climate change is an urgent issue that requires an integrated and comprehensive approach. The strategy was approved by the government and through defined objectives, principles and criteria which prioritise proposed measures creates the framework for adaptation processes in Slovakia. Tasks for ministries and municipalities are imposed by governmental approval of the document to contribute to the objectives of the strategy.