Tag: adaptation to climate change

Navigating Venice through the climate change rapids

The “safeguarding of Venice and its lagoon” has been systematically addressed by the Italian government since the 1970s. At that time a Special Law was issued that put in charge national, regional, local authorities to achieve three goals: physical protection from flooding and sea storms; prevention of environmental, nature and urban degradation; socio-economic development of …

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Periurban water security in South Asia

The South Asian Consortium for inter-disciplinary Water Resources Studies is currently engaged in  three year action research project studying periruban water security. The project is funded by the International Development Research Centre and project is carried out in four  South Asian locations; namely Hyderabad and Gurgaon (India), Khulna (Bangladesh) and Kathmandu (Nepal). The project seeks to examine how urbanization and …

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Paper on adaptive capacity of institutions

Gupta, J., K. Termeer, J. Klostermann, S. Meijerink, M. van den Brink, P. Jong, S. Nooteboom, E. Bergsma (2010); The adaptive capacity wheel: a method to assess the inherent characteristics of institutions to enable the adaptive capacity of society. Environmental Science & Policy 13(6), 459-471 Draft: draft_adaptive_capacity The published article in Environmental Science & Policy can be found here.

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