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Record number 2066963
Article title The adaptive capacity wheel: a method to assess the inherent characteristics of institutions to enable the adaptive capacity of society
Author(s) Gupta, J. ; Termeer, C.J.A.M. ; Klostermann, J.E.M. ; Meijerink, S. ; Brink, M.A. van den ; Jong, P. ; Nooteboom, S.G. ; Bergsma, E.J.
Journal title Environmental science & policy
Part(Year)Number 13(2010)6
Pages 459 - 471
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Keyword(s) (cab) climatic change / climate adaptation / land use / governance / methodology
Categories Climatic Change
Publication type Scientific article
Language English
About Climate change potentially brings continuous and unpredictable changes in weather patterns. Consequently, it calls for institutions that promote the adaptive capacity of society and allow society to modify its institutions at a rate commensurate with the rate of environmental change. Institutions, traditionally conservative and reactive, will now have to support social actors to proactively respond through planned processes and deliberate steps, but also through cherishing and encouraging spontaneous and autonomous change, as well as allowing for institutional redesign. This paper addresses the question: How can the inherent characteristics of institutions to stimulate the capacity of society to adapt to climate change from local through to national level be assessed?
KfC/CcSP  
program Climate changes Spatial Planning (CcSP)
theme IC Integratie
project (IC12) Dutch institutional framework governance adaptation strategies
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