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Developing Adaptation Policy and Practice in Europe: Multi-level Governance of Climate Change

Edited By: E Carina H Keskitalo

378 pages, illus

Springer-Verlag

Hardback | Jul 2010 | #189638 | ISBN-13: 9789048193240
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About this book

Mitigation will not be sufficient for us to avoid climate change and we will need to adapt to its consequences. This book targets the development of adaptation policy in European countries with different relations between central and regional/local government.


Contents

1. Introduction -- Adaptation to Climate Change in Europe: Theoretical Framework and Study Design; E. Carina H. Keskitalo2. Addressing Adaptation in the EU Policy Framework; David Ellison3. Climate Change Adaptation in the United Kingdom: England and South-East England; E. Carina H. Keskitalo4. Mainstreaming Climate Change Adaptation: The Case of Multi-Level Governance in Finland; Sirkku Juhola5. Adapting to Climate Change in Sweden: National Policy Development and Adaptation Measures in Vastra Gotaland; E. Carina H. Keskitalo6. 'Planning for Today': The Nature and Emergence of Adaptation Measures in Italy; Lisa Westerhoff7. Planned Adaptation Measures in Industrialised Countries: A Comparison of Select Countries Within and Outside the EU; Lisa Westerhoff, E. Carina H. Keskitalo, Heather McKay, Johanna Wolf, David Ellison, Iosif Botetzagias, and Bertrand Reysset8. Conclusion: The Development of Adaptive Capacity and Adaptation Measures in European Countries; E. Carina H. KeskitaloIndex

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