Climate Change Adaptation in Developed Nations

Climate Change Adaptation in Developed Nations

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It is now widely accepted that adaptation will be necessary if we are to manage the risks posed by climate change. What we know about adaptation, however, is limited. While there is a well established body of scholarship proposing assessment approaches and explaining concepts, few studies have examined if and how adaptation is taking place at a national or regional level.From Theory to Practice James Ford, Lea Berrang Ford ... Personal communications from council planners and recent reviews of regional policy documents (Willis 2007; ... is leading to a more explicit and comprehensive focus on the potential effects of climate change in the development of ... In May 2004, the Ministry for the Environment coordinated and published a detailed guidance manual, Climateanbsp;...

Title:Climate Change Adaptation in Developed Nations
Author:James Ford, Lea Berrang Ford
Publisher:Springer Science & Business Media - 2011-06-27


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